Research Associate in Single Cell Bioinformatics

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
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Research Associate in Single Cell Bioinformatics
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN
Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661p.a. with a discretionary range to £40,046p.a.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Single Cell Bioinformatics to join the Bioinformatics and Statistical Genetics Core (BSG) at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.
We are looking for a Research Associate in Single Cell Bioinformatics to focus on the emerging area of single-cell genomics. You will lead the design, development and implementation of a new processing and analysis pipeline tailored to single cell data and its unique challenges. You will employ a variety of published tools as well as interact closely with groups developing novel tools within the Centre. You will also be involved in cutting-edge research in collaboration with scientists from the Centre, potentially resulting in high profile publications.
You will have an MSc or higher degree in Bioinformatics or another related or quantitative discipline with excellent programming and scripting skills, to include adherence to best coding practices. You will have experience of performing statistical analysis of complex datasets in an efficient manner, with close attention to detail. It is essential that you have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to interact and communicate with colleagues with a wide variety of backgrounds.
The position is fixed-term until 2 years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust.
To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:
Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Thursday, 31st July 2014 can be considered.
Please quote reference 113877 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made to Helen Lockstone, Head of Functional Data Analysis, by email:

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