Variant Analyst

University of Glasgow - RI Cancer Sciences

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to the Scottish Genome Partnership (SGP), which will be handling next-generation sequencing (NGS) data for existing cancer patient cohorts and rapid turnaround diagnostics for new patients using a state-of-the-art in-house Illumina X sequencing facility.

Specifically, to improve existing sample annotation processes and work with our colleagues at GEL and in the clinic on better patient reporting capabilities by:

  • Managing (storing, annotating, disseminating) all SGP-related whole genome sequencing (WGS) workflow results.
  • Keeping WGS annotation workflows current.
  • Improving existing annotation processes in support of patient diagnostics.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £33,943 - £38,183 per annum.

This post has funding until 31 October 2018.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Vacancy Ref: 014734.

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.

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