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Position: Bioinformatician
Institution: University of Aberdeen
Department: Institute of Medical Sciences
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will assist in providing high quality genomics services within CGEBM to our internal and external collaborators and clients. Perform high-quality data analysis, primarily on a range of data types generated by sequencing instrumentation, and delivered from various sequencing and genomics centres, in collaboration with bioinformaticians and other researchers in Aberdeen and elsewhere. Work with other bioinformaticians and laboratory staff to plan, develop and implement analytical pipelines to improve and streamline data generation and data analysis tasks
Requirements: The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or be near completion) and experience in biological research would be an advantage. Strong programming skills (in a language such as Java, C, C++ or Perl), a thorough knowledge of shell scripting, and experience in genomic data analysis and statistics are required
   
Text: Bioinformatician Applications are invited for an exciting post within our bioinformatics team at the Centre for Genome Enabled Biology and Medicine (CGEBM) in the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition. More information on CGEBM is available via the embedded link. CGEBM provides genomics support to projects across the breadth of life sciences research in Aberdeen. Genomics, and in particular next generation sequencing, is revolutionising the speed and complexity of biological analyses and plays an increasingly important role in work spanning many disciplines from ecology to translational medicine. You will work in the CGEBM to provide bioinformatics support to researchers at the University of Aberdeen using genomics in their research and to support our teaching, training and public engagement activities. You will work alongside colleagues in bioinformatics, statistics, data management and IT as well as laboratory staff to provide optimal support to our collaborators. School/Section Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition Division Institute of Medical Sciences Staff Category Administrative Position Type Full Time Grade Grade 5/6 Salary From ?27,285 Salary to ?38,833 Closing Date 10/11/2017 Ref No IMS089A Documents Further Particulars and Person Specification.pdf (PDF , 414.21kb) The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or be near completion) and experience in biological research would be an advantage. Strong programming skills (in a language such as Java, C, C++ or Perl), a thorough knowledge of shell scripting, and experience in genomic data analysis and statistics are required. Previous experience of next generation sequencing data analysis is essential and experience of other types of high density datasets would be advantageous. Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 scale (£32,548 - £38,833 per annum), with placement according to qualifications and experience. Consideration will be given to making an appointment at Grade 5 level in the first instance (£27,285 - £30,688 per annum) for individuals in the final stages of completing their PhD. This appointment will be made subject to the usual terms and conditions of employment of the University. Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Elaina Collie-Duguid ( e.collie-duguid@abdn.ac.uk ) This post does not meet the minimum requirements as issued by UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) to qualify for an employer-sponsored visa. We are therefore unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require sponsorship to work in the UK. To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs Job Reference Number: IMS089A. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 10 November 2017 . Promoting Diversity and Equal Opportunities throughout the University
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