Rare Disease Analyst – London
12 Month Fixed-Term
Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants.
We are excited to advertise this position for a Senior Rare Disease Analyst as a 12-month fixed contract with the likelihood of extension. This senior role is part of a talented and motivated Bioinformatics team and it will be responsible for applying computational and statistical methods to analyse large datasets using:
*Whole exome/genome sequencing
*Rare variant association analysis
*Benchmarking genome analysis pipelines
*Post doctorate with at least 2-3 years’ experience of working in this field
*Deep knowledge of association testing
*Good knowledge of genomics and rare diseases
*A demonstrable ability to cope under pressure and deliver to deadlines
*Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands
*Excellent technical writing skills
Genomics England works at the cutting edge of science, technology and healthcare. Our mission is to deliver the ground-breaking 100,000 Genomes Project − the biggest national genome sequencing project of its kind anywhere in the world. As it moves beyond the 100,000 Genomes Project, Genomics England will work with NHSE to launch the world’s first Genomic Medicine Service within a national healthcare system. In partnership with government, the NHS, academia, industry and the public, Genomics England aims to realise the potential of genomic medicine: to embed state-of-the-art care in the NHS; bring health benefits to UK citizens; and consolidate the UK’s position as the ‘go to’ destination for international genomic research and investment.
There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, 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: Rare, Disease, Analyst, WGS, WES, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Pipelines, Statistics, Testing, Writing, Variants, NGS, London, Fixed-Term.
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Job Reference: RDAGEL_1538065206
Broadcast As: 18372
Salary To: Negotiable
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Recruitment Consultant: Harvey Uppal