[BioC] Statistical Bioinformatician/Geneticist in Oxford
stephen.taylor at imm.ox.ac.uk
Thu Mar 13 13:59:18 CET 2014
Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford
Grade 8: £37,756 - £45,053 p.a.
Applications are invited for an enthusiastic Statistical Bioinformatician/Geneticist to join an existing research team led by Professor Andrew Wilkie FRS at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM). This is a full-time position funded until 31 January 2019 by the Wellcome Trust and available immediately.
This position will allow the successful candidate to participate in several focused research projects and be involved in the analysis of large next-generation sequencing data sets, as well as studying mutations and their impact on evolution and disease. This project is a collaboration with Professor Gil McVean (Statistical Genetics, the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics), Dr Anne Goriely and Dr Stephen Twigg.
You will have a degree in a relevant subject and a strong up-to-date background in bioinformatics and its applications to genetics and next-generation sequencing. Experience with one or more statistical or mathematical programming languages (R/Bioconductor or Matlab) and good computational and mathematical skills are essential, as well as a PhD or equivalent relevant research experience.
Informal enquiries can be made by email to Professor Wilkie, email: andrew.wilkie at imm.ox.ac.uk or anne.goriely at imm.ox.ac.uk.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Monday 7 April 2014. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 30 April 2014.
Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 112041
Contact Phone : 01865 222453 Closing Date : 07-Apr-2014
Contact Email : recruitment at imm.ox.ac.uk
Kind regards and thanks,
Head of Computational Biology Research Group
Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
University of Oxford
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