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Senior Bioinformatics Scientist (25997)

Oxford with remote days/week
to £60,000 plus benefits

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PhD, NGS sequencing, Python, clinical data, genomics toolchains

This leading company are piloting next generation techniques for medical research. They are seeking a senior bioinformatics scientist to join their team. Remote working is available several days a week; remaining days will be spent in their well-equipped Oxford offices / laboratories.

Your role will include developing/refining approaches to DNA analysis with NGS data, developing processing pipelines, collaborating on assay and experiment design, reviewing and producing literature / documentation.

Key qualifications include:

  • A PhD in Bioinformatics, statistical genetics or a related discipline, or equivalent relevant commercial experience. In addition all candidates will have a good scientific/technical degree and strong A-level grades.
  • Prior experience/studies of bioinformatics and working with NGS data
  • Proficient Python coding ability
  • A good understand of NGS and clinical genomics' standards, data sources and tool chains.
  • The ability to conduct independent research, as well as to collaborate with fellow scientists.

Any additional experience of cloud services, modern software methods (CI/CD, source control, etc.) and/or diagnostic product development is beneficial. Relevant peer reviewed publications are a further asset.

Full UK work permission is required without time limit, restriction or sponsorship.

Keywords: bioinformatics, informatics, NGS, life sciences, DNA analysis, Python, clinical genomics, Oxford

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