Senior Bioinformatician - London based

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City of London, England
Sep 27, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Jade Page
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Full Time

Senior Bioinformatician - London based

Immune-Oncology experience, Bioinformatics, Lung Cancer, Exome Sequencing

Paramount are currently assisting a new business with the growth of their bioinformatics team. This small organisation has originated from ground breaking research at well known, reputable academic institute in London. You will have the chance to work alongside a world class research team investigating lung cancer at genome level.

This permanent role for a Senior Bioinformatician will contribute to the development of the next generation of immune-based cancer therapies. Additionally, you will contribute to the development of an established bioinformatics pipeline for the identification of clonal variants and prediction of neo-antigens from exome-level sequence data.

You will also design and apply statistical techniques to analyse and integrate large datasets, this will include collaborating with biologists and clinicians to interpret your results. This Bioinformatician will also be expected to benchmark published tools as well as develop novel approaches to the analysis and interpretation of exome sequencing data.

Experience Required:

*Educated to PhD level in bioinformatics, computational biology, or equivalent
*At least 2-3 years experience as a Bioinformatician ideally from a commercial environment
*Should possess a strong publication record
Strong understanding of cancer biology and/or immunology
*Experience of analysing DNAseq data and a broad knowledge of common tools and algorithms
*Programming skills in R/Bioconductor, Python or Perl
*Good communication skills and fluent written and spoken English
*Skills within in silico neo-antigen detection methods would be desirable
*Familiarity with software development is also desirable

This is a truly exceptional chance to work in immune-oncology research with a leading team of scientists and be an influence in a project destined to change the course of cancer patient management in the clinic.

We will be offering a competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package including pension, health insurance, bonus and relocation support if required.

Please contact Jade at Paramount on +44 121 616 3472 for a confidential discussion about this role and company. We look forward to hearing from you.

Keywords: Bioinformatician, Data Analysis, NGS, London, Genomics, Cancer, Bioinformatics, DNA, Computational Biology, Sequencing

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