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Position: Research Fellow in Cancer Genomics - Computational Biology
Institution: University College London
Department: Cancer Institute
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We seek a self-motivated and collaborative postdoc fellow in computational biology to join a team of bioinformaticians in the Sarcoma Genome Clinical Interpretation Partnership
Requirements: The successful applicant will have a proven track record of publications, have previous experience with NGS data analysis, be fluent in at least one of the following programming languages: R, Perl or Python, and is expected to have strong skills in the field of genomics and desirably one or more of the following: cancer biology, evolutionary biology, statistics, mathematics or machine learning. Prior experience with work on large-scale data analysis is particularly desired. The post holder will join a team of computational biologists who will develop, test, implement and run genomics data analysis pipelines for the 100, 000 Genomes Project whole-genome sequencing data and other associated ‘omics data. It is expected that as the project unfolds the post-holder will be involved in performing large-scale genomics analyses of sarcomas characterizing the landscape of driver mutations and mutational processes across sarcoma entities, and work with the team studying the evolutionary history of sarcomas
   
Text: Research Fellow in Cancer Genomics - Computational Biology , - Ref:1801942 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Cancer Institute Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities With more than ?27 million grant income forecast for the current year, the UCL Cancer Institute is the hub for cancer research at University College London, one of the World's leading universities. In particular, it fosters links between basic cancer researchers across Biomedicine, and with the clinical activities of our partner Hospitals (University College London Hospitals including Queen Square, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Royal Free Hospital). There is a strong link with the Francis Crick Institute. We seek a self-motivated and collaborative postdoc fellow in computational biology to join a team of bioinformaticians in the Sarcoma Genome Clinical Interpretation Partnership . The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team including Professor Adrienne Flanagan and Prof. Stephan Beck based at UCL Cancer Institute, and Dr Peter Van Loo at the Francis Crick Institute. The Flanagan, Beck and Van Loo laboratories have a successful track record of collaboration and have been successful in obtaining grant funding for multiple large scale genomics projects. The position is full-time for 3 years initially and ideally the post holder would start at the earliest opportunity. Key Requirements The successful applicant will have a proven track record of publications, have previous experience with NGS data analysis, be fluent in at least one of the following programming languages: R, Perl or Python, and is expected to have strong skills in the field of genomics and desirably one or more of the following: cancer biology, evolutionary biology, statistics, mathematics or machine learning. Prior experience with work on large-scale data analysis is particularly desired. The post holder will join a team of computational biologists who will develop, test, implement and run genomics data analysis pipelines for the 100,000 Genomes Project whole-genome sequencing data and other associated ?omics data. It is expected that as the project unfolds the post-holder will be involved in performing large-scale genomics analyses of sarcomas characterizing the landscape of driver mutations and mutational processes across sarcoma entities, and work with the team studying the evolutionary history of sarcomas. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you wish to have an informal and confidential discussion about your suitability for this post, and/or the duties attached to it, please contact Dr Elena Miranda elena.miranda@ucl.ac.uk We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 11 May 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. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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