Bioinformatician - Cambridge

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,Cambridgeshire,Cambridgeshire,

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Bioinformatician, Bioinformatics, Computational Biologist, Computational Biology, NGS, WGS, pipeline

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22 Jan, 2019

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Bioinformatician - Cambridge

Research and Development, Genomics, Permanent!

Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to help expand their team - after successfully completing the 100,000 Genomes Project recently they are working together with the NHS to launch the World's First Genomic Medicine Service. This will transform the way patients are cared for in the future.

A fantastic position has become available in their Bioinformatics team (based in Hinxton, Cambridge) for a Bioinformatician to support the R&D activities of Genomics England by comprehensively analysing sequence data sets from a variety of platforms (in particular long read sequencing technologies).

This role would be an ideal fit for a Bioinformatician with a solid skills set in Bioinformatics, handling large data sets in an industry or academic setting, with ideally some background in long read sequencing technologies (e.g. PacBio, Nanopore sequencing)

As a Bioinformatician you will have the following responsibilities:
-Performing computational analyses for a range of R&D projects
-Comparing tools and pipelines for NGS analysis
-Informing on the design and implementation of new features for sequencing data analysis
-Analysing sequence data sets from a variety of platforms (long read sequencing technologies)
The ideal Bioinformatician will meet the following requirements:
-MSc or PhD in Bioinformatics or related discipline
-Solid skills set in Bioinformatics and experience of working as a Computational Biologist
-Practical knowledge of NGS algorithms and available resources for long read sequencing technologies
-Experience of comparing NGS data sets, handling large data sets and building pipelines
-Strong programming skills in Python and R
-Understanding of basic statistical tests
In return you will receive a competitive salary package with the opportunity to work in a fantastic location and make a real difference to patients' lives. If you're interested and would like to apply, please send an up-to-date CV to (+44 121 616 3469).
Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the UK will be considered. This means you must have either UK/EU citizenship of indefinite leave to remain.
Keywords: Bioinformatician, Bioinformatics, Computational Biologist, Computational Biology, NGS, WGS, pipeline, data analysis, Genomics, Long Read Sequencing, PacBio, Nanopore Sequencing, Illumina Sequencing, Python, R, algorithm, statistical, PhD, Cambridge, UK

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Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


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Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

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• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
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• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

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