Bioinformatician | GenomeWeb

Bioinformatician

Organization
Edinburgh Genomics, The University of Edinburgh
Job Location
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Job Description

Edinburgh Genomics is a major facility serving the UK research community. The facility's portfolio of techniques is growing dynamically and as part of our operations, we deliver high-impact informatic analyses of the data we produce. We are seeking a skilled bioinformatician to join our growing bioinformatics team (Vacancy Ref. 031029). The post-holder will have core responsibilities in building and maintaining the underpinning workflows that assure timely and accurate processing of raw data as it is produced.The post includes roles in LIMS development, Linux systems administration, pipeline workflow programming, development and implementation of quality assurance metrics and bespoke data analyses.

Requirements

The post-holder must have graduate qualifications in informatics, bioinformatics or computing applied to biological questions, at least to MSc level, and a high level of skill and several years’ recent experience in programming (particularly Python or Perl), Linux systems administration experience and understanding of workbench and pipelining systems. Excellent project management, communication, team working, science writing, and presentation skills are essential.

How to Apply

For contact information and more information regarding job description, requirements, conditions and how to apply you should go to: https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.j... The closing date is Friday, 5th September 2014.

About Our Organization

Edinburgh Genomics is a thriving, high impact, international genomics facility based at the University of Edinburgh, providing access to the latest next-generation sequencing, SNP genotyping, microarray and bioinformatics technologies to researchers worldwide. The facility is the one of the largest in the UK, with a turnover in excess of £3 million per year. Using our state of the art data generation and analysis equipment, we collaborate with research teams to enable leading-edge genomics research in all areas of the biomedical, agricultural and environmental sciences.

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