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Bioinformatician - Cancer drug discovery, Cambridge



Cambridge, United Kingdom 

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€40,000.00 - €50,000.00

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Bioinformatician – Cambridge

A successful Biotech based in the Cambridge area is currently seeking an established Bioinformatician to lend computational expertise to the company, contributing the development of innovative new cancer treatments. Using cutting edge scientific research, they strive to create new therapeutics that will minimise damage to healthy tissue and eliminate the debilitating side effects that can incur with today’s cancer treatments.

This will be the first Bioinformatician in the company, and the position is responsible for:

- Building and supporting all Bioinformatics for the company
- Working closely with key research collaborations
- Performing target and biomarker validation, and disease linkage
- Summarize scientific results and present clear conclusions
- Develop new bioinformatics tools, approaches and infrastructure

The ideal candidate will have:
- A PhD or equivalent experience in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
- A strong scientific understanding of cancer genomics/drug discovery
- Strong technical ability, proficient with Perl or Python, and familiar with a linux environment
- Expert in statistical analysis of genomic data
- Data visualisation skills
- A knowledge of the drug discovery process or previous experience in target identification/validation is highly desirable
- Good communication skills

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to develop a Bioinformatics department within an established organisation, contributing to vital research into cancer therapy. For more information on this position, send your CV to efrancis@pararecruit.com. For an informal chat about this and the many other exciting Bioinformatics opportunities we have available, call Emilie on 0121 616 3477.

Key words: Cancer, Oncology, Bioinformatician, Drug Development, Translational, Drug Discovery, Target identification, Biomarker discovery, Computational Biologist, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Biotech

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