Bioinformatician - Single Cell Analysis

Earlham Institute

The Core Bioinformatics Group at the Earlham Institute (EI, Norwich, UK) is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Bioinformatician to support developments in single cell genomics at the institute.

The Role:

This is a collaborative project with the successful candidate joining the group of Dr. David Swarbreck and working closely with wet and dry lab scientists in the groups of Dr. Iain Macaulay and Dr. Wilfried Haerty. The post-holder will establish and implement pipelines and processes for the analysis of single genome, epigenome and transcriptome data from a wide variety of biological systems. They will also deliver single cell data analysis in conjunction with faculty groups, the genomic pipelines team and external collaborators.

The Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate will possess a PhD or equivalent experience in computational biology with a strong background in large scale data analysis, and will have demonstrated experience of transcriptomics, genomics or epigenomics data analysis, ideally with some experience of single cell data analysis.

They will also possess a good knowledge and demonstrable experience of Perl, Python, R and Bash scripting. The ideal candidate will also be highly collaborative and have demonstrable experience of successfully managing their time to deliver analysis and input into multiple projects.

Additional Information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,250 to £38,100 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.  This post is for a contract of two years.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our web site or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or  quoting reference 1003438.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 26th April 2018

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