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Position: Research Associate - Bioinformatics
Institution: University College London
Department: Cancer Institute
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The position is available within the bioinformatics team, where you will be collaborating with other research groups of the UCL Cancer Institute. Initially, you will focus on two main projects. The first one involves the analysis of whole-exome data from the national NCRI Multiple Myeloma clinical trial (CARDAMON, NCRN Portfolio no 18324). The second project relates to our collaboration with the laboratory of Richard Jenner group which uses genomics, bioinformatics, molecular and biochemical techniques to identify how transcription factors, chromatin modifiers and non-coding RNAs act to regulate cell differentiation
Requirements: The successful applicant will ideally have a first degree in a biological sciences related subject. Theapplicant will also have a PhD (or be studying towards a PhD) in bioinformatics or a PhD in molecular biology or related subject and postdoctoral bioinformatics experience
   
Text: Research Associate - Bioinformatics , - Ref:1680950 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Cancer Institute Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Cancer Biology Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 ? ? 41,864 per annum Duties and Responsibilities A position for a Research Associate in Bioinformatics is available to work at the Bill Lyons Informatics Centre (BLIC) in the UCL Cancer Institute (Paul O?Gorman Building). In addition to providing bioinformatics and statistics support to the institute, our group works on integration of genomics data, the study of cancer heterogeneity and cancer evolution. The BLIC currently hosts the principal investigator, six postdoctoral research associates, two PhD students and two MSc students. The position is available within the bioinformatics team, where you will be collaborating with other research groups of the UCL Cancer Institute. Initially, you will focus on two main projects. The first one involves the analysis of whole-exome data from the national NCRI Multiple Myeloma clinical trial (CARDAMON, NCRN Portfolio no 18324), headed up by Prof. Kwee Yon( http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer/research/department-haematology/multiple-myeloma-group ). The second project relates to our collaboration with the laboratory of Richard Jenner ( http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer/research/department-cancer-biology/regulatory-genomics-group ), which uses genomics, bioinformatics, molecular and biochemical techniques to identify how transcription factors, chromatin modifiers and non-coding RNAs act to regulate cell differentiation. The position is available until the 31 March 2020 in the first instance. Key Requirements The successful applicant will ideally have a first degree in a biological sciences related subject. Theapplicant will also have a PhD (or be studying towards a PhD) in bioinformatics or a PhD in molecular biology or related subject and postdoctoral bioinformatics experience. 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 ?30,316 - ?31,967 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. The postholder will have previous experience of working with next generation DNA or RNA sequence data and in common bioinformatics packages such as bedtools, samtools and Bioconductor. The postholder will have extensive knowledge of a scripting language (eg. Perl or Python), R and Unix. The knowledge of statistics and mathematics applicable to genomics data analysis is desirable. 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. Informal enquiries can be directed to Prof. Javier Herrero ( javier.herrero@ucl.ac.uk ). For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Nidhi Gosain (HR Officer), n.gosain@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 10 Nov 2017 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and success in addressing 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 the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Job description and Person specification Apply Now
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