University of Cambridge

Applications are invited for a Bioinformatician in the laboratory of Professor Steve Jackson based in the internationally renowned Gurdon Institute in the centre of Cambridge, UK (https://www.stevejacksonlab.org/).We wish to recruit a versatile individual to participate in data-driven projects addressing mechanisms by which mutations arise and how they influence cancer cell proliferation and survival. The post-holder will work on collaborative projects based on biological data generated by other group members. There will also be opportunities to lead specific project areas, in line with the overall research objectives of the lab.

20/10/2021
Full time
University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK
We are seeking a talented bioinformatician to work on the analysis of genetic data within the Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology. The projects will include the bioinformatic analysis of germline and tumour sequencing data arising from large epidemiological studies of breast cancer, and from projects in early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. This post is based in the Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology, which forms part of the Department of Public Health and Primary Care. The Centre carries out research into inherited susceptibility to common cancers and conducts significant large-scale analyses both within the Centre and as part of ongoing collaborations. Applicants should have a PhD in bioinformatics, statistics or a related scientific discipline or have an equivalent level of professional qualifications or experience. Previous experience of working with next generation sequence data would be a strong advantage. Experience of programming in R, and a sound...