Bioinformatician/ Senior Scientist
I’m working with a leading drug discovery company based in London who are looking for a Senior Scientist/ Bioinformatician to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative bioinformatician to join an innovative discovery genetics team and make a significant impact in drug discovery, expediting the transition of genetic insights into new drug targets.
*Identifying and applying appropriate bioinformatics methods to the analysis pipeline to expedite drug target identification
*Using bioinformatics expertise to support: effective management of genetic datasets; development and maintenance of the database; development of the NGS platform
*Keeping up with bioinformatics progress – databases, tools, methodology – and drive the development of new in-house tools based on these
*Maintaining and improving the support and visualisation functions (e.g. SNP-to-gene mapping, bash, Rshiny)
Skills Required Include:
*PhD in Genetics/Biology/Statistics/Biostatistics/Bioengineering, or equivalent experience: postdoctoral experience in drug discovery is advantageous
*Experience of the application of genome technologies and bioinformatics in the context human genomics and genetics
*Unix/Linux environment expertise, plus advanced programming skills in Perl/Python and shell scripting or other equivalent languages
*Knowledge of and experience with the use of statistical methods and programming languages such as R and experience with query languages (e.g. mySQL)
*Familiarity with public biomedical information resources such as genome browsers, data repositories and annotation databases
*Good presentation skills/Team player/Eager to learn and put together novel methodological pipelines
*Excellent team working, organisational and communication skills and attention to detail.
*Fluent written and spoken English
*Knowledge of NGS pipelines and analysis methods would be advantageous
There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, share options, bonus scheme, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Senior, Scientist, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Human, Genetics, Bioinformatician, NGS, Statistics, Biology, Biostats, Engineering, Pipelines, Programming, Platform, Database, Python, SQL, Bash, Shiny, Drug, Discovery.
Job Reference: SBSCXL_1571810962
Broadcast As: 18372
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Recruitment Consultant: Harvey Uppal