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Position: Research Associate in Bioinformatics
Institution: University College London
Department: Cancer Institute
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: Duties and responsibilities of the post holder include but are not limited to: develop a web site and database to host, visualize and serve the multi-dimensional data generated GCGR; consult and agree with the GCGR Steering group on the specs for the web site and database; perform computational analyses for dimensionality reduction, integration and visualization of the multi-dimensional GCGR data sets
Requirements: The successful applicant must have a PhD (or be studying towards it) in computer science or equivalent, demonstrate knowledge of programming, be experienced in dimensionality reduction of multi-dimensional data. Competence in programming using R for data analysis, JavaScript for data visualization, Python for machine learning, Scala for distributed computing and C++ for software development, competence in Database & OS using Linux (Ubuntu, Centos) and Windows, MongoDB for No-SQL databases and json format data storage, PostgreSQL/MySQL for SQL-based databases and Hadoop/Hive/Spark for distributed computing and experience in using GSEA for integrative analysis are also Essential Criteria
   
Text: Research Associate in Bioinformatics, - Ref:1728348 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Cancer Institute Specific unit / Sub department Department of Cancer Biology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 - ?41,864 per annum inclusive of London Allowance Duties and Responsibilities The UCL Cancer Institute is part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences and is the focus for cancer research at UCL: www.ucl.ac.uk/cancer Located in the heart of London, The cancer Institute provides laboratory space and state-of-the-art facilities for over 300 scientists to investigate fundamental aspects of cancer with the mission to develop new strategies to prevent, monitor and cure human cancer. As part of this mission, the Glioma Cellular Genetics Resource (GCGR) headed by Professor Steven Pollard at Edinburgh University and Professor Simona Parrinello at UCL is seeking a Bioinformatician to develop a database and website for the integration, hosting and visualisation of the project data. GCGR is funded by CRUK?s Accelerator Program which encourages cross-institutional collaboration to accelerate translational cancer research. Duties and responsibilities of the post holder include but are not limited to: develop a web site and database to host, visualize and serve the multi-dimensional data generated GCGR; consult and agree with the GCGR Steering group on the specs for the web site and database; perform computational analyses for dimensionality reduction, integration and visualization of the multi-dimensional GCGR data sets. The post is funded for 6 months. Key Requirements The successful applicant must have a PhD (or be studying towards it) in computer science or equivalent, demonstrate knowledge of programming, be experienced in dimensionality reduction of multi-dimensional data. Competence in programming using R for data analysis, JavaScript for data visualization, Python for machine learning, Scala for distributed computing and C++ for software development, competence in Database & OS using Linux (Ubuntu, Centos) and Windows, MongoDB for No-SQL databases and json format data storage, PostgreSQL/MySQL for SQL-based databases and Hadoop/Hive/Spark for distributed computing and experience in using GSEA for integrative analysis are also Essential Criteria. 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. 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 Stephan Beck ( s.beck@ucl.ac.uk ) or Javier Herrero ( javier.herrero@ucl.ac.uk ). For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Laime Matkeviciute (HR Assistant), l.matkeviciute@ucl.ac.uk UCL Taking Action for Equality Closing Date 19 Jul 2018 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 the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL . Brochure Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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