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Position: Bioinformatics Support Engineer
Institution: Institute of Food Research
Location: Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Duties: We currently have an open position for a Bioinformatics Support Engineer. They will work on a variety of bioinformatics data analysis tasks, including metagenomics, RNAseq, de novo assembly, pan-genomes, epidemiology and anti-microbial resistance to name but a few. They will provide bioinformatics support to all of the research programs at the institute
Requirements: Ideal candidates will have a degree in computing, computational biology, bioinformatics or a related computational subject, a strong proficiency in Linux, and an ability to program in at least one programming language to an advanced level
   
Text: Bioinformatics Support Engineer Applications Close: 04 August 2018 Salary: £31,250 - £38,100 depending on qualifications and experience Contract Length: Permanent Applications are invited for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the Bioinformatics team at the Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), in Norwich, UK. The Bioinformatics team: The Bioinformatics team works to maintain and develop bioinformatics resources in support of world leading food genomics research programmes. We work with huge genomic datasets, performing bioinformatics analysis using cloud computing and compute clusters, and developing novel software methods to push the boundaries of research. The role: We currently have an open position for a Bioinformatics Support Engineer. They will work on a variety of bioinformatics data analysis tasks, including metagenomics, RNAseq, de novo assembly, pan-genomes, epidemiology and anti-microbial resistance to name but a few. They will provide bioinformatics support to all of the research programs at the institute. We offer the chance to work with world leading, cutting edge technologies both in IT and computational biology and give you the opportunity to broaden your skills using open source technologies within a bioinformatics context. You will gain experience of working with Big Data and cloud computing, supporting up to 150 world class food science researchers and have the opportunity to work with researchers on publishing new methodologies. To tackle these Big Data problems you will have big resources at your disposal such as: over 1,000 CPUs, over 1 PetaByte of storage and machines with TeraBytes of RAM. The ideal candidate: Ideal candidates will have a degree in computing, computational biology, bioinformatics or a related computational subject, a strong proficiency in Linux, and an ability to program in at least one programming language to an advanced level. They will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as the post will involve working with staff across the Institute. Additional information: Salary on appointment will be £31,250 - £38,100 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. Applications are welcomed from candidates seeking full time, part time or flexible working arrangements. Further information and details of how to apply can be found here , or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or nbi.recruitment@nbi.ac.uk quoting reference 1003440. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society. The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values. To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work. As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.
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