Bioinformaticians and Genomics Analysts

Genomics England Ltd
Job Location
United Kingdom

Academic Institution Benefits

Job Description

Fixed term until end of 2017 Genomics England, with the consent of participants and the support of the public, is creating a lasting legacy for patients, the NHS and the UK economy, through the sequencing of 100,000 genomes. A key component to the success of this programme is an ambitious informatics platform to support the analysis of clinical and genomic data. We are hiring bioinformaticians and genomics analysists with experience and expertise in the processing and/or analysis of sequencing data with particular emphasis on whole genome sequencing. The post holders will work together with software engineers, systems architects, and clinical data scientists to analyse and to deliver high quality human variation data to clinicians and researchers. For further details please see: For further information please contact:

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to no later than 05 Aug 2014 quoting reference BTX714

About Our Organization

Genomics England is a company owned by the Department of Health and was set up to deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project. This flagship project will sequence 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients by 2017. Genomics England has four main aims: •to bring benefit to patients •to create an ethical and transparent programme based on consent •to enable new scientific discovery and medical insights •to kickstart the development of a UK genomics industry The project is focusing on patients with rare diseases, and their families, as well as patients with common cancers. The project is currently in its pilot phase and it is expected that a lot will be learnt during this time to inform the next stages. Genomics England was announced by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, as part of the NHS 65th birthday celebrations on 5 July 2013.

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