Research Assistant/Associate (Bioinformatics) (Fixed Term)
We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral bioinformatician to join our group
studying RNA modification pathways linked to cancer. You must be motivated and
have a proven track-record of working independently, with a PhD (or
equivalent) in bioinformatics, computational biology, mathematics,
statistics, or be close to the completion of your degree.
The successful candidate will be someone with proven experience in the
processing, analysis and management of large amounts of next generation
sequencing datasets such as RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, CLIP-Seq and RIP-Seq. They will
also have proven programming experience in Bash and R, Python or Matlab, as
well as experience with dealing with large amounts of -omics data. Familiarity
with Linux and job scheduling on high performance cluster environments is also
required. A track record in the field of RNA biology, experience with Nanopore
direct RNA sequencing and/or deep learning will be advantageous.
You will have excellent communication (written and oral) and documentation
skills, coupled to the ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team.
This position will be supervised by Tony Kouzarides at the Gurdon Institute.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 August 2024 in the
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Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
26 January 2022
28 February 2022