Bioinformatician - Genomics - West Yorkshire - £35k - £50k

West Yorkshire, England
GBP35000 - GBP50000 per annum
Sep 15, 2016
Oct 13, 2016
Garry Emmett
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Position Type
Full Time

Bioinformatician - Genomics - West Yorkshire - £35k - £50k in line with experience

Our client is creating systems based on revolutionary optical processing technology which enables a significant increase in processing speed for specific tasks whilst using a fraction of the energy. The company's first target market is bioinformatics. They are currently in collaboration to build the basis of a sequence alignment device that will be launched in the market at the end of 2017. They are seeking a bioinformatician to inform and shape this product and future iterations for the genomics market. You must be capable of taking on and formulating new ideas and methods within a small team in a dynamic and engaging start-up company.

Essential Qualifications:

Masters or higher in Computational biology, bioinformatics, computational sciences, biomedical/biological sciences.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work effectively across geographically displaced teams.
Open to and an advocate for new, innovative approaches to traditional bioinformatics processes
Desirable Qualifications:
Expertise in a programming language (such as C, C++, R, Python or Perl) for complex data analysis.
Skills to collect, integrate, mine and analyse complex biological data and translate them into testable hypotheses.
Knowledge of and experience with common bioinformatics databases, resources and tools.
Demonstrated experience in analysis of data from high throughput next generation sequencing platforms, such as genome analysis, transcriptomics or pathway/network analyses.
Statistical analysis skills.
Publication record in peer reviewed journals.
Role Responsibilities:

Define functionality and product features for new genome sequence alignment system.
Advise on launching the system in the global genomics market.
Write bespoke applications for end users of the system.
Liaise with potential end users and buyers.
Present and promote the product at industry functions and events, through industry publications, social media and other platforms.

Salary £35k - £50k in line with experience

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