Senior Cancer Analyst - London

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Job ID :

9255


Company Type :

Staffing Firms


Industry :

Science and Research


Education Level :

Master of Science


Address 1 :

United Kingdom,London,London,


Key Skills :

Keywords: Bioinformatics, Genomics, London, WGS, WES, Cancer, NGS, Molecular, Biology, Computational


Salary :

Negotiable


Date Posted :

25 Oct, 2017



Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


Location1 :

London




Job Category :

Biotech Jobs


Experience :

Fresher


Job Type:

Permanent


Travel Amount:

negotiable





Description

Senior Cancer Analyst - Genomics
London

Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This 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 to collect, transport, store, quality check and sequence the samples from participants. The aim for this project is to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS - transforming the way people are cared for. Patients may be offered a diagnosis where there wasn't one before. In time, there is the potential of new and more effective treatments.
Genomics England applies state of the art approaches to whole genome sequences for processing, analysis, quality assurance and annotation. This includes integrating phenotypic and other clinical data with whole genome sequencing to create a world-leading, high fidelity data repository for the NHS and third party users.
The Bioinformatics team develops and applies state of the art approaches to 100,000 whole genome sequences (WGS) in the areas of:
*Analysis of WGS in cancer and rare diseases
*Sequence alignment and variant calling of up to 100 genomes per day
*Quality assurance and sample provenance monitoring
This senior level analyst role is part of a highly motivated Bioinformatics team, working as part of a small team responsible for cancer analysis.
Accountabilities:
*Monitoring quality of WGS data
*Benchmarking tools for cancer WGS analysis
*Performing computational analyses for a range of projects
*Developing and implementing new features for cancer sequencing data analysis
*Establishing general bioinformatics resources for day-to-day use by colleagues
Requirements:
*MSc or PhD (or equivalent experience) in Bioinformatics or Cancer Molecular Biology or equivalent work experience
*Good knowledge of cancer genomics
*Solid skillset in Bioinformatics and experience of working as a computational biologist
*Practical knowledge of NGS algorithms and available resources for cancer bioinformatics
*Experience with full cycle of analysing NGS data from sequencing QC to annotation and prioritization of variants
*Experience with handling large data sets and setting pipelines
*Strong programming skills (Python, R); ability to develop codes as a part of team
*Practical knowledge and understanding of statistics
*Excellent technical writing skills
*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

There are some great benefits on offer with this role including a competitive salary, pension, generous holidays and more.
Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at huppal@pararecruit.com or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Bioinformatics, Genomics, London, WGS, WES, Cancer, NGS, Molecular, Biology, Computational, QA, QC, Analyst, Python, R, Statistics, Pipeline

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.


Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


Headquarters:

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


Sector:

Staffing Firms


Country:

United Kingdom


Zipcode:

B1 1QU


Website:

www.paramountrecruitment.co.uk


Employees:

less than 100


Industry:

Pharmaceutical Recruitment


City:

Birmingham


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

For more information,visit www.paramountrecruitment.co.uk.

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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.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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