Support Bioinformatician

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


Job ID :

13078


Company Type :

Staffing Firms


Industry :

Science and Research


Education Level :

PhD


Address 1 :

United Kingdom,London,London,


Key Skills :

Bioinformatics, Data Analysis, Bioinformatician, Statistical Genetics, Statistical Geneticist, Stati


Salary :

Negotiable


Date Posted :

27 Sep, 2018



Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


Location1 :

London




Job Category :

Scientific Jobs


Experience :

Fresher


Job Type:

Permanent


Travel Amount:

negotiable





Description

Support Bioinformatician - 100,000 Genomes Project

Bioinformatics Research Services - Central London - Permanent!

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.

Currently their Research Services team are looking for a Support Bioinformatician with a background in Bioinformatics, Data Analysis and Statistical Genetics/Genomics to provide high calibre research support to external researchers and industrial partners by delivering custom analyses, facilitating access to datasets and ensuring optimal use of their Research Data Centre.

This role would be ideal for someone who has either a) an MSc in Bioinformatics with 3-5 years' work or b) a PhD in Bioinformatics or a similar field (both with experience in NGS data analysis, WGS, WES, RNA-seq, GWAS, Python and R)

Your main responsibilities as a Support Bioinformatician will involve:
-Understanding the company's research environment and being both a super user and advocate internally and externally
-Supporting users with how to use their software and data and carrying out custom analyses on demand
-Understanding customer needs (academic, NHS and industry) and working with customers and working with them to ensure their scientific projects are successful
-Providing high calibre troubleshooting of problems for customers, appraise customers and Genomics England options and execute solutions
-Managing data, QA releases, supporting data intake and extraction through airlocks and adding external data to their environment

The ideal Support Bioinformatician will meet the following requirements:
-Educated at degree level in a relevant discipline (Statistical Genetics, Bioinformatics, Data Analysis) - either PhD or MSc and several years' work experience
-Evidence of experience in data analysis and genomics research using large genomics datasets of NGS data alongside clinical data. This could be any involvement in GWAS, cohort studies, population genetics, etc.
-Demonstrated knowledge and competence in Python and preferably R for statistical analysis as well as experience with statistical methodologies
-Experience of working in a knowledge sharing environment
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 the project at its most exciting phase. Due to growth they now also have new modern offices. 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: Bioinformatics, Data Analysis, Bioinformatician, Statistical Genetics, Statistical Geneticist, Statistical Genomics, Statistics, GWAS, genome wide association, cohort, population genetics, Genetic data, Clinical data, Pharmaceutical, Python, R, genome sequencing, whole genome, WGS, NGS, Scientist, Bioinformatics, UK, London

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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