Senior Bioinformatician - Bioinformatics & Biostatistics

The Francis Crick Institute

London, UK

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The Francis Crick Institute seeks to recruit a collaborative and self-motivated Senior Bioinformatician with extensive experience analysing biological data in a research environment. In this position, you will be working within a talented and dynamic bioinformatics team where you can apply your bioinformatics skills to technology-driven research questions across the broad range of human health research activities found at the Crick

In this role, you will collaborate with Francis Crick scientists to analyse data from the latest, cutting-edge genomic sequencing technologies. As part of a large team of expert bioinformaticians, biostatisticians and data scientists, you will work closely with the scientific groups to generate, interpret and explain analysis results to help drive forward discovery. In particular, you will have the opportunity to be more deeply involved in this process through collaborative work with the Bauer lab. You will input on the experimental and analysis design process, build bespoke analysis pipelines using the latest analysis methods, publish work in collaboration with the scientific groups and help develop others through mentoring.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide bioinformatics expertise to help Francis Crick scientists achieve their research objectives.
  • Provide expertise to inform on the experimental and analysis design process.
  • Analyse complex genomic data, using a wide range of biological resources and bioinformatic methods to deliver on complex bespoke analysis goals.
  • Interpret, evaluate and apply novel analysis approaches to build bespoke analysis pipelines to solve analysis questions.
  • Apply analysis expertise to help scientists interpret results and make research decisions.
  • Work closely with David Bauer’s group to provide data analysis expertise to help deliver on their research objectives
  • Provide bioinformatics support and coaching to members of David’s team.

About us

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.

The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.

  • If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via our website.
  • The closing date for applications is 07/06/2024
  • All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

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