Bioinformatics Analyst

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

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Science and Research

Education Level :

Master of Science

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United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

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Keywords: Bioinformatics, Analyst, Genomics, NGS, ctDNA, WGS, GATK, Variant, Calling, Linux, HPC, An

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Date Posted :

03 Apr, 2019

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Biotech Jobs

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Bioinformatics Analyst/ Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
Cambridge - 3-year Fixed-Term

This is a great opportunity for a strong bioinformatician/ analyst to join a world-renown institute who are pioneering new approaches for noninvasive molecular diagnostics and analysis of cancer genomes and evolution. The ideal candidate will have a strong NGS background, with particular experience in ctDNA.
The organisation work with large collections of patient material from different clinical studies, which are analysed by both genome-wide methods and targeted methods for sensitive mutation detection, with the aim to develop novel tools for cancer diagnostics by developing improved methods and demonstrating clinical utility. Furthermore, they explore the biophysical properties of ctDNA with the aim of identifying its origins and interactions.
The successful candidate will work closely with the other bioinformaticians in the group to develop and maintain databases and streamline analysis pipelines to ensure timely delivery of results. They will also support non-computational members of the group in devising and implementing project specific analyses.

Skills Required:
*A good biological background and excellent computing skills
*Experience in the analysis of sequencing data using software such as GATK is essential
*Experience in variant calling from DNA sequencing data
*Experience in linux based operating environments
*Experience in use of high-performance computing
*Very good general data analysis and programming skills
*Background in cancer research (or relevant topic)
*Previous experience in the use of statistical software such as R
*General knowledge of machine learning, classification, and statistics methods, including algorithms and software packages
*Demonstrated experience in reproducible practices such as the use of git

Experience Required:
*Database design and management
*Good programming and scripting skills, algorithm/software design
*Analysis of next-generation sequencing data, genomics/evolution or relevant
*Computational analysis of high-throughput molecular biology experiments
*Experience in consulting with non-computational research scientists on experimental design and bioinformatics analysis
*Experience with computational systems and data storage platforms

There are some great benefits available with this position including a competitive salary and the chance to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry, looking to revolutionise the way healthcare is carried out in the UK.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Analyst, Genomics, NGS, ctDNA, WGS, GATK, Variant, Calling, Linux, HPC, Analysis, Computational, Cancer, Algorithm, Git, Platforms, Cambridge.

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Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


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


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



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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.
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