Senior Bioinformatician

ProClinical Ltd
12 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
ProClinical is seeking a Senior Bioinformatician for a global biotechnology company. The Sr. Informatician will establish centralized goals and objectives for Research bioinformatics staff in partnership with Research line managers to advance common ways of working and drive overall effectiveness to achieve outcomes. This role will be based in Oxford on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities:

* Provide scientific computing wisdom, expertise and guidance to computational researchers and bioinformaticians, scientists, and line leaders in the plan, design, execution and interpretation of biologic data
* Through a scientific computing lens, lead the computational-bioinformatic evaluation, implementation and roll-out of enterprise tools, data sources, best practices, methods, life-cycle approaches, and TBD advanced solutions to elevate our bioinformatic analytic capabilities (people, process and technology)
* Hands-on execute any bioinformatic projects in support of broad Research goals, as assigned

Skills and requirements:

* Masters degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Information Technology or related field or equivalent postgraduate experience, preferably in a laboratory science environment
* Extended experience in Next Generation Sequencing-RNA seq data analysis and other bioinformatics tools
* Expert in single and multi-mode deep biologic data analysis and interpretation
* Able to proactively seek collaborations with scientists and lab heads
* Strong initiative, excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills
* Strong influencing skills, and desire to effect positive change across several functions
* Expertise in algorithmic implementation, statistical programming and multi-mode data manipulation
* Familiar with specialized commercial and open source data visualization and analysis tools
* Solid understanding of bioinformatics-computational experimental design
* Deep knowledge of cancer genomic data sources and data integration-interpretation tools.
* Demonstrated ability to derive molecular signatures of drug response, such as the application of machine learning techniques to drug response and multi-omics datasets
* Strong problem-solving skills, collaborative nature and the ability to lead through influencing
* An understanding of tools for the analysis of high dimensional data
* High energy, confident, gets things done, yet easy going personality
* At ease in matrix environment with dotted line management responsibility

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.