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Senior Bioinformatician

Job Title: Senior Bioinformatician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2017-10-30
Reference: 71039
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email: max.robinson@nesgt.com
Job Published: January 04, 2018 08:59

Job Description

Senior Bioinformatician - Biotech - Herts - Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Bioinformatician to join an emerging and well funded Biotech based in Hertfordshire. Are you interested in the opportunity to join a company at the forefront of immuno-oncology to support the development of next generation immune-based cancer therapies?

Responsibilities:
  • Working in a small team to develop existing an bioinformatics pipeline for the identification of clonal variants and predictions of neoantigens from exome level sequence data.
  • Designing and implementing complex statistical techniques to analyse large datasets working closely with biologists to interpret results
  • Utilising existing bioinformatics tools as well as developing novel approaches for the analysis and interpretation of exome level sequence data
Requirements:
  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or similar
  • A strong background in immunology or cancer biology
  • Experience analysing DNA or RNA sequencing data and relevant tools
  • Fluent programmer, with a knowledge of Python, R/bioconductor, Perl etc
  • Experience of in-silico neoantigen detection methods is desirable
In return, you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to join a team of experts and contribute to a truly unique and exciting area of research to rapidly advance groundbreaking treatments into the clinic.