A80859T (FMS) Experimental Scientific Officer (BioInformatics)

Newcastle University - Faculty of Medical Sciences - Medical Sciences Faculty Office

Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

You will perform cutting edge computational biology within the Faculty of Medical Sciences, with a particular focus on the Institute of Genetic Medicine, and contribute to the delivery of Faculty wide programmes of training, analytical services and skill transfer between Faculty Institutes.

You will have a relevant first degree or equivalent qualifications and/or experience in a relevant scientific/technical role, together with previous specialist experience at a senior level in bioinformatics. A PhD is desirable.

You will have an understanding of health and safety regulations and procedures within a higher education environment.  As well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills to be able to work with range of internal and external customers.

This post is part of the Bioinformatics Support Unit but physically located for the majority of the time in the Institute of Genetic Medicine building at the International Centre for Life in Newcastle. It is offered on a permanent basis.

About us: More details on the Bioinformatics Support Unit and this role is available at: http://bsu.ncl.ac.uk/support/recruitment

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

Informal enquiries to unit head Dr Simon Cockell: 0191 208 7253; simon.cockell@ncl.ac.uk

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