|Salary:||£30,502 to £42,155|
|Placed On:||9th February 2023|
|Closes:||8th March 2023|
We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Bioinformatician/ Statistician within Molecular and Clinical Medicine.
We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a bioinformatician/statistician within our Respiratory Research Team. The successful candidate will lead the analysis of microbiome datasets to understand the role of bacteria and other microbes in acute and chronic lung disease with the aim of identifying targets for new therapy.
The successful candidate will join a team of scientists and clinicians performing translational research studies across Europe. The postholder will be expected to integrate metagenomic data from studies of the lung “microbiome” with clinical and inflammatory data such as proteomics or host genetic data. The objective is to identify clinical subgroups of disease with shared biological patterns (known as “endotypes”) which can be used to guide personalised medicine.
This role will be most suitable for a post-holder with previous experience of analysis of complex data “big data” with experience in analysis of microbiome, proteomic, gene expression or other genomic datasets and expertise in relevant analysis software. We encourage and support our team members to learn new skills and support training and career development opportunities. Informal enquiries are encouraged as we are specifically looking for candidates with skills that can enhance our groups current skill-mix
The postholder will be expected to contribute to high impact publications and presentations at major international meetings.
The successful applicant will work in a well-funded group with excellent research facilities in the Molecular & Clinical Medicine Division at the University of Dundee. There are excellent opportunities for further training, career development, publications and conference presentations.
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For further information about this position please contact Professor James D Chalmers at or on 01382 383642.
The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.
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