Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

RBW Consulting Solutions Ltd
up to £80,000 per annum
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Bioinformatics Scientist - Cambridge - up to £80,000 per annum

An exciting new opportunity has become available for a Bioinformatician to join a start-up company in Cambridge at Senior level. It is an exciting time to join to establish a core bioinformatics team to perform metagenome analyses. You will support the growth of the company's microbiological technologies and will be developing pipelines that contribute to biomarker discovery.

This role would ideal for a Bioinformatician with demonstrable experience developing bioinformatics analysis pipelines and expert knowledge in biological analysis tools and databases.


- Further development of analysis pipelines to enable analysis of genomes and metagenomes derived from healthy and disease individuals
- Writing production quality software/scripts for organising and analysing sequence data
- Combining tools to produce an in-depth pipeline for the annotation of metagenomes and genomes
- Performing phylogenetic analysis of genes and statistical analysis to identify trends within and across datasets


- Educated at PhD level in Bioinformatics or related discipline
- 5 years' experience working with biological analysis tools and databases
- Demonstrable experience in working in a production bioinformatics environment; producing and executing bioinformatics analysis pipelines
- Expert knowledge of algorithms/tools in metagenome or genome analysis
- Software programming/scripting skills/tools/approaches: Python or Perl, Agile, Git
- Experience analysing DNA sequences within Genomics or Metagenomics

For more information, please contact:

Rob Chaplin, RBW Consulting.