top of page
Senior Bioinformatician
Competitive Salary, Interesting work, Nice benefits
Michael Glaze-Santonen
Senior Bioinformatician: Cambridge

My client is a pioneering BioTech company involved in the exploration of microbiomes for treatments in illnesses such as IBD and Immuno-Oncology. With clinical trials already underway and more planned in the near future, this is a very exciting time in this area of BioTech.

As a result of expansion plans, a Senior Bioinformatician is sought for an initial 12-month FTC.

What does the Role entail?

* The analysis and interpretation metagenomics data to identify biomarkers of disease and novel live bacterial therapeutic leads
* The development of tools for integration and comparison of large-scale metagenomics datasets (and related metadata)
* The identification, development and implementation of new analytical, statistical and machine-learning methods to improve and extend the informatics platform
* Collaboration with multi-disciplinary projects and teams in order to perform end-to-end data analysis

Experience Sought;

* PhD or Master’s degree in Bioinformatics or related discipline, or equivalent experience
* Experience leading the development of bioinformatics methods and/or pipelines
* Experience in the analysis of large-scale datasets
* Knowledge in microbial genomics and/or metagenomics
* Coding capability in a language such as Perl or Python
* An understanding of Linux (command-line)

Bonus areas;

* Knowledge of Machine Learning
* Expertise in biostatistics
* Familiarity with transcriptomics and/or metabolomics data
* Experience in data visualisation techniques/tools
* An understanding of phylogenetic/taxonomic classification of genomes and metagenomes

What can you Expect?

* A competitive starting salary
* Flexibility in working hours and location as much as possible
* Pension contributions
* Life & Health insurance
* 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

If you feel that you have the required experience for the position we would love to hear from you so please email us a copy of your CV in the first instance.

Whilst we would like to respond to each application individually, we often receive over 200 applications per role and doing so is not feasible unfortunately. That said we are happy to be "pursued" if you feel strongly on the matter so be persistent and we will do our best to reply!

bottom of page