Located at the heart of the Addenbrookes Biomedical Campus, the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute is one of the world's leading institutes for cancer research. Formed as a collaboration between Cancer Research UK and the University of Cambridge, the Institute emphasises a multi-disciplinary approach with the aim of linking the laboratory to the clinic and has state-of-the-art research facilities for over 300 scientists supported by outstanding on-site core services.
We are seeking a bioinformatics analyst to join the Bioinformatics Core Facility and play a key role in supporting the groundbreaking research carried out at the Institute. The Bioinformatics Core, currently 11 full-time positions, works closely with Institute research teams, developing techniques and providing support for analysis of data from high-throughput genomics and proteomics technologies.
This permanent, full-time role is an exciting opportunity to apply and develop your skills in support of cancer research projects that span a wide range of applications including gene expression profiling using RNA-Seq, ChIP-seq analysis of DNA-bound proteins, and cancer genome re-sequencing to identify SNPs, indels, copy number aberrations and structural variants. Encouragement and support will be provided to develop specialist knowledge and skill-sets.
Duties of the successful applicant would include:
Collaborating with research scientists; consulting on experimental design; data QC and statistical analysis; integration and visualization of data from multiple platforms Developing data analysis strategies and contributing to design and implementation of analysis pipelines using best-of-breed bioinformatics software packages/tools Preparing training materials and deliver training courses