Computational Biologist – Next Generation Sequencing

Industry Sector Biotechnology
Location UK, South East
Salary Competitive

Description

Computational Biologist – Next Generation Sequencing

Location: Oxfordshire

Sector: Biotechnology

The role:

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Computational Biologist to join an established team and lead and contribute in a number of next generation sequencing (NGS) analysis projects and the development of software for NGS analysis.

Key responsibilities will include:

·      Analysis of data for internal R&D to support product range development

·      Development of existing analytical pipelines

·      Staying current with new developments in the field of NGS

·      Deliver training and on-going analytical support

Experience expectations:

Suitable applicants will be expected to have:

·      Educated to BSc/MSc in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology (or equivalent experience)

·      Proficient with scripting languages - Perl or Python with additional BioPerl/BioPython, R and Bioconductor experience would be advantageous

·      Commercial experience working with NGS data-sets.

·      Experience working with NGS panels, plus exome, WGS or RNA-seq analysis

·      Familiarity with open source tools – BWA, the Tuxedo suite and Samtools

This role suits a dynamic individual who has a clear passion for Computational research and displays the creative and innovative abilities to make a significant contribution to the existing team.

Package:

In return, my client offers a permanent position with a competitive salary, benefits package and progression opportunities.

For additional information or to submit an application please contact Sam Coxon on 07789 695548 or email your CV and cover letter to sam.coxon@taylorollinson.co.uk

 

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