Senior Bioinformatician - Computational Biology

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,Cambridgeshire,Cambridgeshire,

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Microbiome, Metagenomics, Metagenome, Genome, Pipeline, Bioinformatics, PhD, microbiological, microb

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29 Aug, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Senior Bioinformatician - Computational Biology

Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Permanent!

An exciting new opportunity has become available for a Bioinformatician to join a start-up company in Cambridge at Senior level. The company is experiencing rapid growth and is currently establishing a core bioinformatics team to perform metagenome and genome analyses. You will have access to the company's genome database and microbiological technologies and will be developing pipelines contributing to biomarker discovery.

This role would ideal for a Bioinformatician with demonstrable experience developing bioinformatics analysis pipelines and expert knowledge in biological analysis tools and databases.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Bioinformatician will involve:

- Develop and run methods, metrics, and pipelines for the automatic functional annotation of genomic and microbiome data
- Develop tools and databases capable of integrating and comparing large-scale (meta)genomics datasets and their associated metadata
- Collaborate in multi-disciplinary projects to perform end-to-end data analysis toward therapeutic discovery and development
- Identify, develop and implement new analytical, statistical and machine-learning methods to improve and extend our informatics platform

The ideal Senior Bioinformatician will fulfill the following requirements:

-Educated at PhD level in Bioinformatics or related discipline
-5 years' experience working with bioinformatics and/or sequence data analysis
-Demonstrable experience in working with microbial genomics/metagenomics
-Software programming/scripting skills/tools/approaches: Python or Perl, Agile, Git

In return you will receive competitive salary as well as a great benefits package and the opportunity to work as part of a start-up company in an excellent location. If you'd like to apply and find out more about the position, please get in touch with Anna with an up-to-date CV and cover letter ( or +44 (0) 121 616 3469). Look forward to hearing from you.
Candidates need to have at least indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

Keywords: Microbiome, Metagenomics, Metagenome, Genome, Pipeline, Bioinformatics, PhD, microbiological, microbial, microbiology, algorithms, gut bacteria, Software, Python, Perl, Agile, Git, Analysis, DNA, biomarker discovery, bacteria, Cambridge, UK

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd


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


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Pharmaceutical Recruitment



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+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.

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• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
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