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Systems Biologist (Plant Sciences)
£27,000-£34,000 + Benefits
Ref: AI/ 016254
As Systems Biologist (Plant Sciences) you will deliver lead projects relating to bioinformatics and analysis of omics datasets, providing technical expertise and methodologies for mining large sets of data. Applying your expertise in systematic and integrative approaches to accelerating discovery in molecular breeding programmes and your knowledge of programming languages (Perl, Java, C/C++) and data mining methodologies, you will lead and support colleagues across a range of challenging scientific projects. You will also provide training and support to colleagues regarding the handling and analysis of large datasets.
You will work with a number of internal departments to drive scientific excellence, and liaise with external organisations and research partners to advance plant based systems biology science, communicating your scientific research within the organisation via presentations and reports, and externally at conferences and through robust scientific publications. Where possible you will also investigate opportunities for collaboration and licensing new technologies with internal and external stakeholders.
Skills and Experience Required:
- Degree (ideally MSc or PhD) in plant sciences, biology or statistics.
- Confident user of statistical packages, databases and at least one programming languages (Perl, Java, C/C++).
Track record of applying system biological tools to breeding programs (preferable).
· Interest in and understanding of developments in systems biology.
My client offers a friendly team environment, advanced research facilities and equipment, and a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, share save and bonus scheme. In addition, for those needing to move to take up this position my client offers a full relocation support. Further details on request.
For More Info/ To Apply:
Please contact Adam Isle at Hudson Shribman Scientific Recruitment on +44 (0)207 421 5232 / +44 (0)7875 686 226.