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Position: Research Associate in Physical Bioinformatics x2
Institution: University College London
Department: Division of Biosciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The successful individuals will become active members of both the Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology group and UCL Genetics Institute, and contribute to the development of cutting-edge computational research in cell and cancer biology. In addition to designing and conducting the research, the successful candidates will write and communicate results as scientific papers and in scientific presentations at national and international conferences
Requirements: A PhD (or about to submit) including a substantial amount of mathematical modelling, statistical modelling or bioinformatics is essential as is strong computer programming skills (ideally including a low level language such as C/C++). Desirable attributes include: experience in developing statistical algorithms such as MCMC or SMC; experience in implementing sequence analysis pipelines; graph theory based approaches to data analysis; and a background in cancer, evolutionary or cell biology
   
Text: Research Associate in Physical Bioinformatics x2, - Ref:1731793 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Division of Biosciences Specific unit / Sub department Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?34,635 - ?41,864 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Two post-doctoral research associate positions are available in the group of Dr. Chris Barnes at UCL to develop evolutionary models of chromosomal instability (CIN) and statistical tools to fit them from healthy and cancerous sequencing datasets. The successful individuals will become active members of both the Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology group and UCL Genetics Institute, and contribute to the development of cutting-edge computational research in cell and cancer biology. In addition to designing and conducting the research, the successful candidates will write and communicate results as scientific papers and in scientific presentations at national and international conferences. The positions are available from now until 31 May 2021 in the first instance with the possibility of extension. Key Requirements A PhD (or about to submit) including a substantial amount of mathematical modelling, statistical modelling or bioinformatics is essential as is strong computer programming skills (ideally including a low level language such as C/C ). Desirable attributes include: experience in developing statistical algorithms such as MCMC or SMC; experience in implementing sequence analysis pipelines; graph theory based approaches to data analysis; and a background in cancer, evolutionary or cell biology. Please note: 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, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections). Further Details Full details on the role and the person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. Please ensure you read these carefully before applying for the post as candidates must meet all essential criteria to be considered. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button. If you would like to discuss the post please contact Dr Chris Barnes, christopher.barnes@ucl.ac.uk For any queries regarding the application process, please contact Biosciences Staffing on biosciences.staffing@ucl.ac.uk and quote the reference 1731793. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 3 Aug 2018 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award, in recognition of our commitment to 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 . Job Description Apply Now
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