Data Scientist - Genomics

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

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Science and Research

Education Level :

Bsc,Master of Science,phD

Address 1 :

United Kingdom,--Cambridge,Cambridge,

Key Skills :

Data Science, Algorithms, Genomics, Machine Learning, Cambridge, Epigenetics

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Date Posted :

21 Aug, 2018

Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Job Category :

Biostatistics Jobs

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Travel Amount:

upto 15%


Data Scientist - Genomics

A thriving Biotech specialising in developing pioneering diagnostic technologies for early stage cancer detection have released a brand new opportunity for a talented Data Scientist to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity that is suitable to a forward thinking, machine learning enthusiast with a passion for genomics and personalised medicine.

What the role looks like:

-Developing algorithms and imaginative machine-learning based solutions to gain insight from high-throughput sequence data
-Performing bespoke analysis of genomic data
-Identifying biomarkers from complex data
-Testing and maintaining the functionality of their inhouse biomarker discovery platform

What you should look like:

-Machine Learning/Algorithm/AI enthusiast
-Experience working with high-throughput/NGS data including RNA-seq, DNA-seq, CHIP-seq, WGS, WGBS
-Strong programming skills, fluent in one or more data science languages eg. Python, Matlab, R, Julia
-Knowledge/experience working with epigenetic data/methylation/whole genome bisulphate sequence data would be highly desirable (but not essential!)
-MSc with significant industry experience or PhD/Post-doctoral experience in a related numerate discipline eg. Computational Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistical Genetics or Machine Learning, Bioinformatics
-Understanding of biomarker discovery or cancer genomics would be really useful

What's on offer:

-Fantastic, flexible work environment surrounded by talented data scientists
-Lovely, brand new offices
-Stimulating projects, and access to cutting edge technologies
-Competitive salary/benefits package
For more information about this or any of our other fantastic data science/genomics opportunities, call Emilie for a chat on 0121 616 3477 or send across a copy of your CV to to book in a call.

Key words:

Cancer, Genomics, Biomarker Discovery, Data Science, Biomathematics, Physics, Algorithms, Statistical Genetics, Machine Learning, Biotech, Oncology, Cambridge, Transcriptomics, Epigenetics

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