Bioinformatician - Cancer drug discovery

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Company Type :

Staffing Firms

Industry :

Science and Research

Education Level :

Master of Science

Address 1 :

United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

Key Skills :

Bioinformatics, Target Discovery , Cancer, Computational Biology, Drug discovery

Salary :


Date Posted :

15 May, 2018

Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

Location1 :


Job Category :

Biotech Jobs

Experience :


Job Type:


Travel Amount:

upto 15%


Bioinformatician - Cancer drug discovery

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 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

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


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


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+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.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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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:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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