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Staff Bioinformatician

The University of Edinburgh - CMVM/IGC/MRC HGU

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 UE07
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 22nd July 2021
Closes: 1st September 2021
Job Ref: 1593
 

We are looking for an experienced and well-motivated bioinformatician, interested in bringing their computational expertise to cutting edge, biomedical sequencing projects.

The Opportunity:

This is an opportunity to play critical roles in a variety of collaborative sequencing efforts from large cancer cohort projects, to studies of developmental disorders and UK population cohorts. You will join an experienced and well-resourced group within an extended community of computational biologists at IGC, and work with multidisciplinary teams involving clinicians and experimentalists. The position is for 1.5 years initially, with likely extension beyond this point.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • PhD in Biology, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science or a closely related discipline.
  • Research experience in computational biology, particularly projects generating novel insights into human or medical genomics.
  • Published experience in the analysis of high throughput biological datasets.
  • Programming experience in Linux/UNIX environments.
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills.

Ref: 1593

Closing Date: 1 September 2021

For more information and to submit an application, please visit the University of Edinburgh’s website via the below link.

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