Project Manager (Bioinformatics/Science)

Organization: 
PHG Foundation
Job Location: 
Cambridge
Salary: 
Salary in the range £28-40k p.a. plus benefits
Job Description: 

Project Manager (Bioinformatics/Science)
Cambridge, UK
Salary in the range £28-40k p.a. plus benefits
Full Time or part-time (min 30 hours p.w.)

This is a great opportunity for a scientist with practical bioinformatics experience to get involved in our strategically relevant policy programmes aimed at translating biomedical research into healthcare.

You must have a good first degree in a biological science, sound understanding of genomics and molecular biology, and expertise in human bioinformatics (specifically working with large scale human genomic datasets). Preference will be given to candidates with a relevant postgraduate qualification and/or good track record of CPD. Importantly, you must have real interest in public policy and making science work for health.

You will need demonstrable project management skills and a talent for writing and communicating complex issues to a variety of audiences. You must have the personal qualities to work well with fellow professionals and experts in a multidisciplinary environment, on interesting policy projects that combine the latest science and technologies with their ethical, legal, social and economic implications.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable individual who will be committed to helping the PHG Foundation to further develop its reputation as an international health policy institute.

The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

You can download an application pack and details of how to apply from our website at www.phgfoundation.org
For an informal discussion contact Dr Leila Luheshi at leila.luheshi@phgfoundation.org

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 31 July 2013.

Interviews will be held in Cambridge on 5 September.

No agencies please.

Contact Information: 

You can download an application pack and details of how to apply from our website at www.phgfoundation.org
For an informal discussion contact Dr Leila Luheshi at leila.luheshi@phgfoundation.org

About Our Organization: 

PHG Foundation

Our aim is making science work for health. We believe in the potential of biomedical science and genomics to transform human well-being.

Our vision is of a world in which science works for health by making the benefits of innovation in biomedicine and genomics universally available.

Our mission is to enable advances in biomedicine and genomics to be responsibly translated into effective ways to prevent illness and provide healthcare that is accessible to all on the basis of their vulnerabilities and needs.

We are an independent, non-profit, international organisation based in one of the world’s most successful bioscience clusters in Cambridge, UK. An acknowledged founder of the public health genomics movement and with over twelve years of experience, our strength lies in our analytic, knowledge-broking, and influencing skills along with world-class expertise in medicine, public health and biosciences as well as in economics, ethics, law, philosophy, politics, and sociology.