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Position: Research Fellow - Computational Biology
Institution: University College London
Department: Cancer Institute
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Research Fellow with computational expertise to join the Treatment Resistance Team led by Prof Gerhardt Attard within The UCL Cancer Institute. The project will focus on interpreting genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data from plasma samples and tumours from clinically-relevant prostate cancer cohorts with carefully annotated clinical follow-up data collected in prospective randomised clinical trials
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a PhD or be studying towards a PhD in Bioinformatics (or another related or quantitative discipline or possess equivalent experience) with demonstrable research experience in bioinformatics and a proven ability to deliver high-quality scientific reports. Experience in the analysis of next-generation sequencing data and working in a Linux/UNIX environment is also essential and desirable experience with commonly used public genomics datasets (e.g. COSMIC, TGCA, 100 Genomes, ENCODE). Applicants must have excellent organisation and communication skills along with excellent programming and scripting skills (e.g. R, Python, Perl etc)
   
Text: Research Fellow - Computational Biology, - Ref:1793235 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Cancer Institute Specific unit / Sub department Oncology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Cancer Institute is part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences and is the focus for cancer research at UCL ( www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer ). Located in the heart of London, the Institute?s activities and space are spread across 5 buildings and 2 campuses, the Paul O?Gorman Building being the central research hub, with around 300 scientists conducting basic and translational research. We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Research Fellow with computational expertise to join the Treatment Resistance Team led by Prof Gerhardt Attard within The UCL Cancer Institute. The project will focus on interpreting genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data from plasma samples and tumours from clinically-relevant prostate cancer cohorts with carefully annotated clinical follow-up data collected in prospective randomised clinical trials. The candidate will be expected to contribute to all phases of the project lifecycle, from study design to publication, perform the analysis and interpretation of next generation sequencing data whilst identifying and applying the most suitable computational methods to be used in the research project. The post is full-time, initially funded for 3 years. Key Requirements The successful candidate will have a PhD or be studying towards a PhD in Bioinformatics (or another related or quantitative discipline or possess equivalent experience) with demonstrable research experience in bioinformatics and a proven ability to deliver high-quality scientific reports. Experience in the analysis of next-generation sequencing data and working in a Linux/UNIX environment is also essential and desirable experience with commonly used public genomics datasets (e.g. COSMIC, TGCA, 100 Genomes, ENCODE). Applicants must have excellent organisation and communication skills along with excellent programming and scripting skills (e.g. R, Python, Perl etc). Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply click the APPLY NOW button at bottom of this page. For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Cancer Institute HR Office ci.hr-office@ucl.ac.uk . UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 27 Mar 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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