2 weeks ago

Bioinformatician

Westminster Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 245748test

Bioinformatician - London
  
Fixed term contract until 2024
London - Flexible working
  
This is a great opportunity for a bioinformatician to join a well-established research institute in London. This company are world leaders in the identification of cancer genes and play a huge part in the discovery of cancer treatments and drugs.
  
Working within the computational biology and chemogenomics team this role sits within the Cancer Therapeutics Unit (CTU) which is dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for treatment.  
  
This team aims to improve drug discovery using state-of-the-art computational approaches. They are a critical part of the CTU projects across all phases of drug discovery, informing experimental design, driving data analysis pipelines using bespoke tools and methodologies.
  
In this position you will focus on the development and provision of bioinformatics analysis, in support of drug discovery. You will apply bioinformatics tools for analysis and develop pipelines to support this.
  

Some of your duties will include:

  • Evaluate and apply broad bioinformatics analysis expertise to support drug discovery in the CTU
  • Contribute to drug discovery projects by analysing genomic and transcriptomic data
  • Evaluate and tailor such approaches and create bioinformatics pipelines for specific drug discovery projects requirements
  • Deploy bioinformatics pipelines using scripting languages such as Perl/Python and statistical packages such as R
  • Perform downstream analyses required to help the biological interpretation of complex data with view to aid decision making in drug discovery projects
  • Design and implement database driven multi-omics data integration
  
  
The company is looking for someone with the main skills/qualifications:

  • A minimum of MSc in cancer biology, genetics, computer science or associate subject
  • Proven experience of working in a bioinformatics role (academia or industry)
  • Proven experience in analysing large scale genomics and transcriptomics data
  • Proven experience in developing and deploying large scale NGS analysis pipelines
  • Proven experience in interpretation of large-scale data
  • Proven experience in cancer informatics
  • Established skills in the application of broad bioinformatics analysis tools and databases including gene and protein sequence analysis and annotation tools
  
If you are looking for the next exciting step in your career and want to find out more please do not hesitate to contact me either via email cbeasley@pararecruit.com or phone 01216163466.

Furthermore, if you are interested in hearing about other roles within the Bioinformatics and Genomics industry, please feel free to contact me for a confidential discussion. 
  
  
  
  
  





  
Keywords; Bioinformatics / Bioinformatician / Genomics / Data scientist / Computational Biology / NGS / Pipelines / Python / R / Cancer / Oncology / Cloud / Next Generation Sequencing / Software Development[EM2]  / London / England / Pipeline / Drug Discovery / Genetics / Transcriptomics / Data analyst / Data Analysis
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