Bioinformatician (Sequence Analysis)

Organization: 
Fios Genomics
Job Location: 
Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: 
commensurate with experience
Job Description: 

Bioinformatician (Sequence Analysis)

We are offering exciting opportunities for highly motivated individuals seeking to apply their expertise in genomics and bioinformatics in a commercial environment. The successful applicant would be integrally involved in all aspects of projects from planning phase to completion & delivery of contracts for academic and industrial customers. In addition the role would be involved in service and system development (writing code & algorithms) for a large range of data types including NGS, epigenetics, proteomics and metabolomics (chromatography-mass spectrometry-based).

Additional Information

Full-time
Mid- level
Salary commensurate with experience

Requirements: 

Desired Skills & Experience

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Bioinformatician (Sequence Analysis) ideally educated to Masters or PhD level (or equivalent) with formal training in biological sciences; preferably but not limited to, pharmacology, physiology, immunology, molecular biology, proteomics or genomics.
You will be proficient in the computational analysis of high-dimensional functional genomics data or the development of computational tools for given purpose, and will be highly competent using applied statistics. You will be highly computer literate and have experience of analysing next-generation sequencing data of various types including DNA-Seq, RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq. You will be experienced in using tools for sequence alignment and de novo assembly, including e.g. BWA, SAMtools, Velvet and Oases in a Linux environment.
Previous experience of R/Bioconductor and scripting languages such as Perl, Python or Ruby is desirable. Experience of working in or for the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology industry would be advantageous. You will be well organized and have good communication skills as you will be required to interface directly with clients and be expected to lead a number of data analysis projects simultaneously.

Contact Information: 

To apply please email your CV to careers@fiosgenomics.com with “Sequence Analyst” in the subject line.

About Our Organization: 

Company Description

Fios Genomics provides an extensive range of genomic and bioinformatic data analysis services to Pharma, CROs and academia for drug discovery & development and applied research.

These services provide expert statistical and pathway-based approaches for the analysis and interpretation of a variety of data types generated from R&D, pre-clinical development and clinical validation for applications ranging from biomarker & pathway discovery, predictive toxicology, pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics (SNP genotyping/ DNA sequencing).

Fios has extensive expertise in therapeutic areas such as immunology, inflammation, oncology and infectious diseases which can be applied to the analysis, mining and interpretation of data for discovery of genomic (RNA and DNA) biomarkers and biological pathways. Fios can also perform meta-analyses of data from multiple sources.