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Position: Research Fellow in Bioinformatics
Institution: University College London
Department: Computer Science
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We require an experienced bioinformatics software developer to take the lead in further developing the PSIPRED Protein Structure Analysis Workbench, a world-class bioinformatics resource that has been in continuous operation since 1998. PSIPRED, recently recognised as an ELIXIR-UK Node Service, encompasses a wide-range of bioinformatics tools developed within the Bioinformatics Group at UCL and currently handles up to 1000 user jobs a day. In addition to the main task of maintaining and further developing the server, the post holder will help promote the service within the community and also take part in some of the internationally leading bioinformatics research projects within the lab; The grant funding end date is 30th November 2025
Requirements: A PhD in bioinformatics or other relevant subject is expected, and significant experience of Python and C/C++ scientific software development with an emphasis on developing web servers is essential. A track record in writing and publishing scientific papers is required, and experience in machine learning, particularly with neural networks, would be highly advantageous
   
Text: Research Fellow in Bioinformatics, - Ref:1871426 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Computer Science Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities We require an experienced bioinformatics software developer to take the lead in further developing the PSIPRED Protein Structure Analysis Workbench, a world-class bioinformatics resource that has been in continuous operation since 1998. PSIPRED, recently recognised as an ELIXIR-UK Node Service, encompasses a wide-range of bioinformatics tools developed within the Bioinformatics Group at UCL and currently handles up to 1000 user jobs a day. In addition to the main task of maintaining and further developing the server, the post holder will help promote the service within the community and also take part in some of the internationally leading bioinformatics research projects within the lab. The grant funding end date is 30th November 2025. Key Requirements A PhD in bioinformatics or other relevant subject is expected, and significant experience of Python and C/C++ scientific software development with an emphasis on developing web servers is essential. A track record in writing and publishing scientific papers is required, and experience in machine learning, particularly with neural networks, would be highly advantageous. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (salary £31,479 - £33,194 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. 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 have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof David T. Jones by email at d.t.jones@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 16 Oct 2020 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 & Person Specification Apply Now
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