Research Scientist - Bioinformatics

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Science and Research

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Master of Science

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United Kingdom,--Slough,Slough,

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Keywords: Bioinformatics, Pharma, Biotech, Translational, Genomics, Pipelines, RNA seq, Single Cell,

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Date Posted :

24 Nov, 2017

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Research Scientist - Bioinformatics
12 month Fixed-Term Contract

A great opportunity has come available for a Bioinformatician, skilled in RNA Sequencing to join a global biopharmaceutical leader transforming the lives of those with severe diseases. The client focuses on central nervous system and immunology disorders and aim to tackle unmet medical needs around the world. The client aims to understand the different molecular origins of disease in different patient sub-populations to cater personalised medicine.

Working within the translational bioinformatics team, the ideal candidate for this role will support the overall ability to apply bioinformatics approaches to drive the interpretation and analysis of multi-omics data-sets. You will be developing and supporting omic analysis pipelines, working closely with scientists and the bioinformatics team combining data analysis skills biological knowledge to interpretation of analysis results.

This is an entry-level position with great potential to develop your bioinformatics knowledge and skill-set and support biomarker and genomic projects.

Skills and Experience

Candidates must be of graduate level (or equivalent) in biology/bioinformatics/computer science with experience in the following areas:

*Ability to work independently and deliver against deadlines
*Good problem solving skills
*The individual should be comfortable with statistical concepts and, data mining, and visualization of biological data types.
*Experience of implementing and executing NGS pre-processing and analysis pipelines e.g. Whole genomes sequencing and RNA-Seq. (Single-Cell RNA Seq is desirable)
*Programming experience in R or Python to enable the extension or optimisation of existing workflows.
*Confidence in programming in a Linux / HPC environment
*Experience of cloud-based NGS pipelining environments such as DNA Nexus and Seven bridges would be an advantage

Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Pharma, Biotech, Translational, Genomics, Pipelines, RNA seq, Single Cell, NGS, R, Python, Drug Discovery, HPC, Linux.

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Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


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


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


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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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