Rare Disease Bioinformatician

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Bioinformatician, rare disorder, Rare Disease Analyst, NGS, Next Generation Sequencing, Cancer, Geno

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18 Feb, 2019

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Rare Disease Bioinformatician

100,000 Genomes Project - Rare Diseases - Central London

Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England who recently completed their 100,000 Genomes Project, a fantastic achievement in the field of Genetics Research. Now they are working with the NHS England to launch the world's first Genomic Medicine Service, making health benefits accessible to all UK patients.

Currently their Bioinformatics team are now looking for a Rare Disease Analyst to join them on a permanent basis. This role would be ideal for someone with a Bioinformatics background working on rare disease data, and some coding experience (preferably Python).

Your main responsibilities as a Rare Disease Analyst will involve 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

The ideal Rare Disease Analyst will fulfil the following criteria:
-PhD or (ideally) Postdoc with at least 2-3 years' experience of working within Rare Diseases and Bioinformatics/Computational Biology and Systems Biology
-Deep knowledge of association testing and genomics/rare diseases
-Good programming skills in Python and preferably R, bash or another programming language

Genomics England works with key partners to collect, transport, store, quality check and sequence the samples from participants. They are working with the NHS to launch the world's first Genomic Medicine Service. Patients will have access to personalised treatment when there was no option for them before.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and the opportunity to make a real difference and contribute to patients' lives. If you'd like to know more about the position and apply, please feel free to contact Anna with an up-to-date CV (alauterjung@pararecruit.com or +44 (0) 121 616 3469).

Keywords: Bioinformatician, rare disorder, Rare Disease Analyst, NGS, Next Generation Sequencing, Cancer, Genomics, Genetic data, Clinical data, Data Analysis, Python, R, genome sequencing, whole genome, rare variants, WGS, NGS, Scientist, Bioinformatics, UK, London

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