Computational Biologist - Cambridge

Computational BiologistCambridgeReference: 3193
  • Pioneering research organisation
  • Negotiable salary
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Computational Scientist opportunity

Are you a Computational Biologist with expertise in the Genomics space?  Do you have proficiency with R and/or Python?  If you also have a PhD and want to work for a pioneering research organisation, we would be keen to speak with you.

There is a negotiable salary available, coupled with an excellent benefits package including enhanced holiday entitlement.

What does the role of Computational Biologist involve?

  • Delivering multidisciplinary research programmes contributing to the design and analysis of data from experimental projects
  • Develop and maintain internal infrastructure, including the creation of well documented user-friendly tools
  • Working collaboratively with experimental and computational biologists and leading projects including supervision of junior and assistant scientists
  • Developing new research ideas with the scientific, business and leadership teams
  • Contributing to strategic collaborations with key opinion leaders
  • Providing technical and scientific expertise by contributing to proposals, meetings, publications and business development activities

Your background and skills

  • PhD educated
  • Proven post-doctoral experience in computational biology or equivalent, ideally in the genomics space (can include time in PhD)
  • Strong computational fundamentals including machine learning, algorithms, and data structures
  • Proficiency in R and/or python
  • Experience analysing large datasets, including next-generation sequencing data, in high-performance computing environments
  • Strong biological knowledge and interest, and familiarity with major biological data resources

Contact: Neil Dewsbury
Telephone: 0114 238 1728