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Position: Bioinformatician
Institution: Queen's University Belfast
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Duties: The successful candidate will work alongside the Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence's (PMC) Clinical and Scientific Leads to develop, validate and maintain analytical tools, data analysis pipelines and algorithms to analyse genomic information from cancer specimens, in the context of clinical studies and clinical trials. The PMC provides an integrated cancer diagnostic service, encompassing high throughput genomics, digital pathology and big data analytics in a fully integrated fashion
Requirements: Have or be about to obtain a PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, mathematics or related discipline; At least three years relevant research experience in genomics/molecular pathology; Experience of working with Linux/UNIX environments; Significant experience managing and analysing NGS data and other big data; Proficiency with perl, python, bash and/or equivalent languages; Experience of using standard bioinformatics pipeline framework e.g. SnakeMake, NextFlow; Experience of using version control system such as Git; Experience with suitable analysis and plotting languages, particularly R or Matlab
   
Text: skip to job profile skip to job details Career Opportunities at Queen's My applicationsMy profileContact us Job details Job details Job reference21/109272 Date posted04/10/2021 Application closing date29/10/2021 Salary£34,304 - £40,927 per annum Job category/typeResearch Attachments Blank Bioinformatician Job descriptionThe School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Bioinformatician in the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research. The successful candidate will work alongside the Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence's (PMC) Clinical and Scientific Leads to develop, validate and maintain analytical tools, data analysis pipelines and algorithms to analyse genomic information from cancer specimens, in the context of clinical studies and clinical trials. The PMC provides an integrated cancer diagnostic service, encompassing high throughput genomics, digital pathology and big data analytics in a fully integrated fashion. The successful candidate must have: Have or be about to obtain a PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, mathematics or related discipline. At least three years relevant research experience in genomics/molecular pathology. Experience of working with Linux/UNIX environments. Significant experience managing and analysing NGS data and other big data. Proficiency with perl, python, bash and/or equivalent languages. Experience of using standard bioinformatics pipeline framework e.g. SnakeMake, NextFlow Experience of using version control system such as Git. Experience with suitable analysis and plotting languages, particularly R or Matlab. Publication record in a relevant field commensurate to experience. Sufficient breadth and depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Ability to work with clinical specimens and in a clinical environment, conforming to regulatory requirements. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding. Queen’s University Belfast is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fair participation and welcomes applications from all. However, our Fair Employment Equality Monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ Members of the Protestant Community are currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications for this role from individuals who identify with these backgrounds and / or communities. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, including our work in relation to Gender Equality (Athena SWAN), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Workplace Equality Index), Disability and Race (Race Equality Charter) please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity and/or www.qub.ac.uk/qgi For further information and details on the University’s Staff Networks please visit: https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/ Informal enquires may be directed to Beryl Graham - Bp.Graham@qub.ac.uk Candidate Information About the School About the Centre Attractive Reward Package Information for International Applicants Apply online Job titleBioinformatician Job reference21/109272 Date posted04/10/2021 Application closing date29/10/2021 Salary£34,304 - £40,927 per annum Job category/typeResearch Attachments Blank Job descriptionThe School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Bioinformatician in the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research. The successful candidate will work alongside the Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence's (PMC) Clinical and Scientific Leads to develop, validate and maintain analytical tools, data analysis pipelines and algorithms to analyse genomic information from cancer specimens, in the context of clinical studies and clinical trials. The PMC provides an integrated cancer diagnostic service, encompassing high throughput genomics, digital pathology and big data analytics in a fully integrated fashion. The successful candidate must have: Have or be about to obtain a PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, mathematics or related discipline. At least three years relevant research experience in genomics/molecular pathology. Experience of working with Linux/UNIX environments. Significant experience managing and analysing NGS data and other big data. Proficiency with perl, python, bash and/or equivalent languages. Experience of using standard bioinformatics pipeline framework e.g. SnakeMake, NextFlow Experience of using version control system such as Git. Experience with suitable analysis and plotting languages, particularly R or Matlab. Publication record in a relevant field commensurate to experience. Sufficient breadth and depth of specialist knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Ability to work with clinical specimens and in a clinical environment, conforming to regulatory requirements. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding. Queen’s University Belfast is recognised as one of the most diverse organisations in Northern Ireland. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fair participation and welcomes applications from all. However, our Fair Employment Equality Monitoring data tells us that individuals from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people with a disability and those who identify as LGBT+ Members of the Protestant Community are currently under-represented in this category of work. As such, we particularly welcome applications for this role from individuals who identify with these backgrounds and / or communities. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, including our work in relation to Gender Equality (Athena SWAN), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Workplace Equality Index), Disability and Race (Race Equality Charter) please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversity and/or www.qub.ac.uk/qgi For further information and details on the University’s Staff Networks please visit: https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/ Informal enquires may be directed to Beryl Graham - Bp.Graham@qub.ac.uk Candidate Information About the School About the Centre Attractive Reward Package Information for International Applicants Apply online Apply online Privacy Notice © Queen's University Belfast 2020, University Road Belfast, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, UK.
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