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.

09/05/2022
Full time
University of Cambridge Cambridge, UK
Job details Salary £27,116 - £31,406 a year Job type Fixed term contract Full Job Description Fixed-term:   The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance. The role is funded by the "Unleash machine learning for materials discovery" programme. The project will develop a new form of federated machine learning that, merges separate machine learning models, before applying the methodology to collaborator's data. The research will be hosted in Dr Conduit's group within the Department of Physics which has a track record of developing machine learning tools, designing experimentally verified materials leading to six patents and many peer-reviewed papers. The approach has been commercialized by Intellegens as the product Alchemite Analytics for use in materials, industrial chemicals and pharmaceuticals. This project will continue the development of new approaches to federated learning, that offers significant practical advantages...