Senior Cancer Analyst – London
Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England on the continued development of their world class bioinformatics team based in London. This revolutionary project currently has a new opening for a Senior / Cancer Analyst. This role is a permanent offer, and you will be working in the recently expanded offices close to the Queen Mary University. We have seen this organisation undergo considerable growth over the last 2.5 years, and take on some of the most talented Bioinformaticians in the industry. They continue to strive towards achieving whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants, and are hiring the best people to accomplish this.
Genomics England works with key partners in research, pharmaceutical and academia to collect, store, QC and sequence samples from participants. You will be developing strategies for quality assessment, analysis and interpretation of cancer NGS data, performing computational analyses for a range of projects, developing and implementing new features for cancer sequencing data analysis, and supporting colleagues within bioinformatics and software development. Additionally, you will be establishing general bioinformatics resources for day-to-day use by colleagues.
The 100,000 genomes project is a challenging and fast moving project, we would really like to hear from candidates with a strong cancer background to contribute to a variety of activities including DNA sequencing, handling and analysing NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) data, coding and cancer analysis. This is a senior level role, and we welcome those from both an academic or industry background.
*PhD or equivalent work experience in Bioinformatics or related area
*Significant cancer genomics and analysis experience
*Experience in WGS/Exome Sequencing, DNA sequencing experience is a must
*Coding knowledge and some statistical experience
*Ability to work with and use Bioinformatics tools
*Strong programming skills in Python, R
*Ability to work independently, prioritise and deliver to deadlines
*Excellent English speaking and writing, and eligibility to work in the UK
This is a great chance to join a motivated and talented team in London and contribute to the most talked about project in the field. We have a very competitive salary on offer for the position and are open to more Senior candidates if you are interested.
Please don’t hesitate to contact Jade on + 44 121 616 3472, apply to this advert and attach your CV or email me at email@example.com or for a confidential discussion.
Look forward to hearing from you!
Keywords: Cancer Analyst, Bioinformatician, London, Bioinformatics, Next Generation Sequencing, NGS, Statistical Genetics, Cancer, Genomics, UK, Statistics, United Kingdom
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Job Reference: JP1902BIO_1519046433
Broadcast As: 184
Salary Currency: GBP
Salary per: Annum
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Permanent
Job Industry: IT
Job Specialism: Science R and D
Recruitment Consultant: Jade Page