Bioinformatician

Imperial College London - Department of Medicine

Full-time, fixed-term for 12 months

Hammersmith Campus

A Bioinformatician position is available in the Genomic Programming of Beta Cells laboratory in the Section of Epigenomics and Disease within the Division for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism of Imperial College London at the Hammersmith Campus.

You will work closely with the laboratory scientists and will lead a bioinformatics component of multiple NGS based projects and will develop sustainable processing pipelines for NGS data, perform data analysis, take lead in data management and contribute to writing manuscripts for the publication. 

Applicants with diverse educational backgrounds are welcome, but a solid computing background is essential. Knowledge of a programming language (e.g Python, C/C++, Perl, R, MatLab) is required as well as expertise in statistical analysis, with a strong background in the analysis of biological networks. You will have a degree or equivalent, in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or a closely related discipline.

For information on the laboratory’s interests and publications see

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UK Border Agency’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/employment (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number HM2016223.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email m.badiani@imperial.ac.uk to request an application form.

Closing Date: 5th December 2016 (Midnight GMT)

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