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Research Associate in Bioinformatics

The University of Manchester - Division of Cancer Sciences

Location: Manchester
Salary: £34,308 to £42,155 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 5th December 2022
Closes: 16th January 2023
Job Ref: BMH-020625
 

Job reference: BMH-020625
Location: Oglesby Cancer Research Centre, Wilmslow Road
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/01/2023
Salary: £34,308 to £42,155 per annum, depending on relevant experience
Employment type: Fixed Term
Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health
Division: Division of Cancer Sciences
Hours per week: Full Time
Contract Duration: From 20 March 2023 until 19 March 2025 (with the possibility of extension)
School / Directorate: School of Medical Sciences

Applications are invited for the role of Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Bioinformatics to work in translational neurooncology in the Hamerlik lab in Manchester. The post involves dealing with multi-omic data analysis and storage, focusing particularly on data from spatial multi-omic profiling of brain metastases (incl. GeoMx platform, Mass Spectrometry Imaging. Tasks range from low-level QC and mapping through to statistical analysis, data visualization, machine learning and biological interpretation. The post-holder will also help develop tools and workflows, contribute to experimental design prior to data collection and will contribute to writing up work for journal papers and presentations. There will also be opportunities to contribute to training and education activities e.g. through a research secondment at AstraZeneca, attendance at courses, workshops and conferences.

The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline and must have a good working knowledge of high-throughput sequencing data analysis methods. Experience of programming in a language relevant for Bioinformatics is essential (e.g. R, Python, C/C++ or Java) as are good communication skills. You should also have good recording and curation skills to enable high project throughput. Candidates with a track record of publications in area(s) and/or previous postdoctoral research experience relevant to the project are essential. Candidates with strong statistical data analysis skills are particularly encouraged to apply.

The post holder will be based at the Ogelsby Cancer Research Building in Manchester with the possibility of a visiting scientist role at AstraZeneca for up to one year. The role will be highly collaborative; it will involve working together with colleagues across cancer sciences, but also more broadly.

The School/Department is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School/Department holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointment will be made on merit. For further information, please visit: https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/about/equality/

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Lauren Hewitt

Email: lauren.hewitt@manchester.ac.uk

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