Head of Department Bioinformatics & Computational Biology - Slough, UK

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Location
Slough, UK
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Sep 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 04, 2016
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Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Department Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

In order to successfully meet the challenges presented by large-scale ‘omics’ data in biomedical research, we are actively seeking a highly motivated and experienced leader to head the Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology.

We indeed offer an exceptional opportunity, to further develop an existing team focused on analysis of genomics & proteomics data coupled with bioinformatics & computational analysis. The position is of highest importance to support biomarker, target discovery & validation and translational research in multiple therapeutic areas, notably oncology.

Our working spirit is based on entrepreneurship, collaboration, result orientation and communication.

Key roles and activities:

  • Leading a team of bioinformaticians, you will build strong collaborations with R&D teams within and beyond the company and will lead the design, analysis and interpretation of biomedical studies.
  • Working within a pluridisciplinary team of molecular and cellular biologists, you will participate to innovation by focusing on dissecting the gene regulatory networks and signaling pathways in human diseases, such as cancer.
  • You will contribute in reconstructing genome-wide and context-specific predictive network models to interrogate impact of underpinning biological process, to the development of both physiological and pathological phenotypes and generate in-silico hypothesis in combination with laboratory validations.

Skills and experience:

  • PhD degree in bioinformatics/biostatistics, computational sciences or biological sciences.
  • Demonstrate experience in handling, processing and analyzing omics data.
  • Demonstrate experience of genome-wide genetic, genomic, pathway and network methods.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • management experience

Join us NOW!

About Servier

Joining Servier means working in a stimulating environment and contributing to an innovative, research-based and people-oriented organization.

Servier is the leading French independent pharmaceutical company, located in 144 countries with 21 000 employees and a turnover in 2015 of about 4 billion euros.

25% of Servier’s annual turnover is reinvested in Research & Development, reflecting the company’s dedication to its mission of innovation and discovery for improved treatment of unmet medical needs.

Organized as a foundation, we guarantee our independence from the stock exchange. As our late founder Doctor Jacques Servier said: “a company is a group of human beings, so it has no price”.

Servier is well known for its attention to the wellbeing of the staff, with particular importance placed on career evolution within the Group, and to an agreeable and productive working environment.

To know more, visit www.servier.com

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