Research Engineer - Bioinformatics

Paramount Recruitment Limited
United Kingdom
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Research Scientist - Bioinformatics 12 month Fixed-Term Contract A great opportunity has come available for a Bioinformatician, skilled in RNA Sequencing to join a global biopharmaceutical leader transforming the lives of those with severe diseases. The client focuses on central nervous system and immunology disorders and aim to tackle unmet medical needs around the world. The client aims to understand the different molecular origins of disease in different patient sub-populations to cater personalised medicine. Working within the translational bioinformatics team, the ideal candidate for this role will support the overall ability to apply bioinformatics approaches to drive the interpretation and analysis of multi-omics data-sets. You will be developing and supporting omic analysis pipelines, working closely with scientists and the bioinformatics team combining data analysis skills biological knowledge to interpretation of analysis results. This is an entry-level position with great potential to develop your bioinformatics knowledge and skill-set and support biomarker and genomic projects. Skills and Experience Candidates must be of graduate level (or equivalent) in biology/bioinformatics/computer science with experience in the following areas: *Ability to work independently and deliver against deadlines *Good problem solving skills *The individual should be comfortable with statistical concepts and, data mining, and visualization of biological data types. *Experience of implementing and executing NGS pre-processing and analysis pipelines e.g. Whole genomes sequencing and RNA-Seq. (Single-Cell RNA Seq is desirable) *Programming experience in R or Python to enable the extension or optimisation of existing workflows. *Confidence in programming in a Linux / HPC environment *Experience of cloud-based NGS pipelining environments such as DNA Nexus and Seven bridges would be an advantage Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at ********************** or call (***************** to discuss this opportunity further. Keywords: Bioinformatics, Pharma, Biotech, Translational, Genomics, Pipelines, RNA seq, NGS, R, Python, HPC, Linux. Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.
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