Senior Bioinformatician - NGS

Senior Bioinformatician - NGS
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK W12 7RZ Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK W12 7RZ
Job Ref: J2163291
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Medical Devices
Date Added: 11 January 2022
Senior Bioinformatician

Senior Bioinformatician - Oncology and NGS


6-month contract

£ competitive

This role will support and inform the analysis of the oncology NGS dataset and guide the development of the data analysis pipeline which drives the clinical variant identification.

Core role requirements:

* Design, develop, validate and maintain the bioinformatics pipeline and tools for Oncology NGS data analysis in order to identify relevant variants of clinical interest.

* Create and further develop NGS algorithms and analytical solutions for the pipeline.

* Maintain accessible documents for process and procedure configuration.

* Remaining aware of and informed about current research and publications on Oncology bioinformatics methods.

* Plan, run and record data from in silico experiments from the project workload using the bioinformatics platform and also stand-alone software.

* Setting up technical reviews and being on hand to answer internal user queries relating to the bioinformatics pipeline.

* Acting as subject matter expert in the product design process, to ensure that new developments meet the regulatory expectations in the sample to result sequencing tests.

* Production of robust datasets which auger well for the distinction of the platform for cancer applications.

Your background:

* Educated to MSc or PhD in Computer Science/Data Science/Computational Biology/Bioinformatics - or a related discipline

* Well-developed and current knowledge of Python

* A clear and relevant professional background working with Onco-bioinformatics including the design and implementation of pipelines for the analysis of NGS datasets

* An appreciation of the molecular basis of cancers

* Excellent communication skills, able to present data concisely and in a relevant format which is tailored to the audience's needs

* Autonomous in your approach, enjoys responsibility and highly motivated to work with minimal supervision to deadlines.

If this above sounds like it could be your next career move, please contact Bec with a CV in Word or reach out for a conversation about this opportunity: / 01223 607858.

10/02/2022 16:59:33
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Contact Consultant:
Bec Johnston2

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