Rare Disease Analyst

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Job ID :

5265


Company Type :

Staffing Firms


Industry :

Science and Research


Education Level :

PhD


Address 1 :

United Kingdom,London,London,


Key Skills :

Rare Disease Analyst, Bioinformatician, London, Bioinformatics, Next Generation Sequencing, NGS, Sta


Salary :

Negotiable


Date Posted :

01 Dec, 2016



Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


Location1 :

London




Job Category :

Scientific Jobs


Experience :

Fresher


Job Type:

Permanent


Travel Amount:

negotiable





Description

Rare Disease Analyst

The 100,000 genomes project is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants. Genomics England works with key partners in research, pharmaceutical and academia to collect, store, QC and sequence samples from participants.
There is currently a highly talented bioinformatics team in place and
Paramount are working with the group to offer additional candidates the opportunity to contribute to the project at the most exciting and challenging phase pf the programme. We would also love to hear from Curators, Statistical geneticists, Analysts and Software Developers to join the bioinformatics team.
The aim for this project is to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS to support diagnosis and better treatments for patients. In time, this will truly transform the way people are cared for.
We are excited to advertise this position for a Rare Disease Analyst as a permanent position. This senior role is part of a talented and motivated Bioinformatics team and it will be responsible for applying computational and statistical methods to analyse large datasets using:

*Whole exome/genome sequencing
*Association testing
*Rare variant association analysis
*Burden testing
*Benchmarking genome analysis pipelines

Experience Required:

*Post doctorate with at least 2-3 years' experience of working in this field
*Deep knowledge of association testing
*Good knowledge of genomics and rare diseases
*A demonstrable ability to cope under pressure and deliver to deadlines
*Ability to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
*Flexible and co-operative approach to colleagues
*Ability to work independently and to show initiative within a team
*Ability to prioritise and balance competing demands
*Excellent technical writing skills

You will be based in an attractive, central location and have the opportunity to collaborate with a variety of professionals within the pharmaceutical, academic and research industries.

Please don't hesitate to contact Anna on + 44 121 616 3469, apply to this advert or email genomicsengland@pararecruit.com for more information and a confidential discussion.

Keywords: Rare Disease Analyst, Bioinformatician, London, Bioinformatics, Next Generation Sequencing, NGS, Statistical Genetics, Cancer, Genomics, UK, Statistics, United Kingdom

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