Bioinformatician – Gene Expression
Sector: In vitro Diagnostics
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Our client is a forward-thinking and passionate spin-out company from Cambridge University. They focus on developing prognostic tools to provide invaluable information to guide patient treatment plans for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Due to new pipelines and company expansion following from a successful funding campaign, they are looking to hire a Bioinformatician, responsible for extensive visualisation and analysis of expression data.
This is a position for highly experienced Bioinformaticians who have an expertise in both gene expression data and strong programming ability. As a Bioinformatician, you will be responsible for the visualisation and analysis of gene expression data to further strengthen the predictive capabilities of my client. This will be done as part of a larger team. Additionally, you will support existing computational pipelines whilst making improvements using coding skills. If you’re looking to make a difference to a relatively poorly understood area of science and want to take an opportunity to utilise your bioinformatics skills, this could be the role you have been looking for.
Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- Minimum of an MSc in Bioinformatics or Data Science related degree AND at least 3 years of industry experience within a Bioinformatics position in industry.
- Proven expertise in complex gene expression data analysis + visualisation.
- Strong understanding of statistical methods and when to use them.
- Proven expertise in R, Python, Perl or other languages.
- Additional background in algorithm development and demonstrated coding is required.
As this will be a leading role in an expanding company, they are willing to offer a salary of £50,000-£70,000, with the potential to grow organically with the business. They also offer a competitive benefits package.
If you would like to speak about this position, or would like to make a formal application, please contact Charlie Cox on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07903 204577.