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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN STATISTICAL GENETICS
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN

Grade 8: £38, 896 to £46,414 with a discretionary range to £50,702 p.a.

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Applications are invited for a Senior Research Associate in Statistical Genetics to bring cutting edge computational and analytical approaches to a large collaborative project in Oxford which aims to understand the biological mechanisms underlying the genetic variants associated with susceptibility to common human diseases.  This flagship project brings together the expertise in the WTCHG in human disease genetics and statistical genetics with world leaders in our sister institute, the Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine, studying the molecular basis of gene expression and of disease.

You will work as part of a team, under the supervision of Professors Peter Donnelly and Gil McVean, to characterise the cellular mechanisms by which genetic loci, identified through GWAS, affect the risk of complex disease and other phenotypes. You will help in the design of experiments, the development of statistical and computational methods of analysing data, interpretation of project data, the dissemination of methodology and results, and participate in collaborations with partners.

You will have a PhD with a strong quantitative or computational element, a strong publication record for your career stage, strong skills in statistical programming ( preferably R), experience of analysing large data sets, good skills in scripting (Python or Perl) and an interest in and/or experience of genomic data.

The position is fixed-term of three years and funded by the Wellcome Trust Strategic Award for a fixed-term of three years.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and a person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121749-Senior-Research-Associate-in-Statistical-Genetics

Only applications received before 12.00 midday, on Wednesday, 10th February 2016 can be considered.

Please quote ref. 121749 in all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
SINGLE-CELL INTEGRATIVE AND SYSTEMS GENOMICS MODELLER
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 with a discretionary range to £41,255 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Single-Cell Integrative and Systems Genomics Modeller in Oxford Genomics Centre (OGC) at the WTCHG.

You will be based within the Oxford Genomics Centre and attached to several projects within the Oxford Single-Cell consortium. You will be expected to comfortably interact with the bioinformatics core and project PIs, while also developing and publishing on single-cell analysis/modelling methods. A key research theme will be modelling multiple data types (such as imaging and the different sequencing modalities). Flexibility will be key, as the role will be exposed to a variety of scientific questions and technical challenges. You will be encouraged to use this role to develop your own scientific interests and computational biology career.   

You will have a highly quantitative PhD in an area such as statistical genomics or machine learning, with hands-on bioinformatics experience as well as excellent programming/scripting skills in languages such as R, Python or Perl and strong statistical skills and an active interest in biology. You will have experience of performing analyses of complex datasets in an efficient manner, with close attention to detail and excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to interact and communicate with colleagues with a wide variety of backgrounds.

This position is fixed-term for two years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121816-Single---Cell-Integrative-and-Systems-Genomics-Modeller
 

Only applications received before 12.00, midday on Monday 15th February 2016 can be considered. Please quote ref. 121816 on all correspondence.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST IN QUANTITATIVE FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 with a discretionary range to £41,255 p.a.

THIS IS A READVERTISMENT, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY. Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy to work with the Cellular Imaging group at Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

You will train new users and manage the day-to-day running of the WTCHG’s Core Imaging Facilities, reporting to the Head of Cellular Imaging, Dr Sergi Padilla-Parra. You will develop novel quantitative fluorescence microscopy approaches with the Cellular Imaging Group at the WTCHG. You will be developing new methodologies in advanced fluorescence microscopy to be applied to specific biological problems related to virus entry and fusion.  Innovative methods will be developed using novel fluorescent proteins, FRET standards (i.e. donor-acceptor tandems) and labelling strategies (for example using Snap-Tag technology).

You will have a PhD/ DPhil in biophysics, physics or engineering or in a relevant discipline. You will have a strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field. You will have knowledge and experience of the recent technical advances in FLIM, FCCS and super resolution light microscopy in programming and hardware device control. Strong programming skills with Matlab or similar platforms are required to integrate all Image analysis (FLIM, FCCS, SPT and Localisation Microscopy) into one easy-to-use software for the Cellular Imaging group. You will have significant experience in digital imaging and data analysis (both with commercial and custom made software).

The post is funded by the Wellcome Trust and Nuffield Department of Medicine and is available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121825-Postdoctoral-Research-Scientist-in-Quantitative-Fluorescence-Microscopy

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Monday 15th February 2016 can be considered.

Please quote reference 121825 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN STATISTICAL AND POPULATION GENETICS
BIG DATA INSTITUTE / WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 with a discretionary range to £41,255 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in Statistical Genetics under the supervision of Professor Gil McVean at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, to characterise the structure of genomic variation in the human MHC and other regions of immunological importance and its relationship to human phenotype and disease using biobanks other population-scale data sets.

You will have a strong background in the statistical analysis of genetic variation, with an excellent grasp of underlying models and approaches.  You will enjoy working as part of a team to carry out large scale analysis and be excited about working to establish and understand new technologies.  You will have an interest in causal inference and/or statistical approaches to uncover structure in high dimensional data sets.  You will be good at communicating your work and enjoy presenting results to collaborators and at meetings.

You will have a PhD with a strong quantitative or equivalent experience, experience in statistical genetics involving the analysis of phenotypic association, strong skills in statistical programming ( preferably R), experience of analysing large data sets, good skills in scripting (Python or Perl) and an ability to communicate clearly and accurately in both written and verbal presentations.

The position is fixed-term for three years and funded by the Wellcome Trust.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and a person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/120728-Research-Associate-in-Statistical-and-Population-Genetics

Only applications received before 12.00 midday, on Wednesday 17th February 2016 can be considered.

Please quote ref. 120728 in all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
GRAPH GENOME DEVELOPER

BIG DATA INSTITUTE / WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 8: £38, 896 to £46,414 with a discretionary range to £50,702 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Graph Genome Developer under the supervision of Professor Gil McVean at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

We are looking for a computational scientist to join the group to help design, build and apply tools using graph genomes across a range of applications, from humans to malaria, including in association with the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH).  You will have a strong background in computational genomics, with experience of developing and applying algorithms, for example in the tasks of read mapping, assembly or variant calling.  You will have an interest in building open-source tools in a collaborative manner, and providing the support and training needed to get these tools used in real-world settings. 

You will have extensive experience in computational genomics with a high level of understanding of underlying algorithms and experience with software development on a substantial scale in a low level language (C/C++) and a professional approach to software design, structuring and testing. You will also have experience with or ability and willingness to learn Python, ability to manage the day-to-day running of a research project, good communication skills, including the ability to present work at group meetings and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

The position is fixed-term for three years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and a person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/120914-Graph-Genome-Developer

Only applications received before 12.00 midday, on Wednesday, 17th February 2016 can be considered.

Please quote ref. 120914 in all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
IT PROJECT MANAGER AND DEVELOPER FOR CORBEL
DIVISION OF STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY, WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN

Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 p.a. with a discretionary range to £41,255p.a.

Applications are invited for an IT Project Manager and Developer for CORBEL to work with the Instruct Operation team within the Division of Structural Biology, working on the contractual deliverable of workpackage 5 of Corbel, an EU-funded Research and Innovation Action.

We are looking for a motivated candidate with an academic background and an interest in developing the skills to manage projects independently. The role requires creative thinking, excellent developer and communication skills in an international environment and a ‘can-do’ philosophy. You will contribute to the planning and development of an integrative single entry point solution for 13 European research infrastructures to offer access to their resources in a cross-platform model. You will co-ordinate with both the developer of the Instruct web-based systems and the technical teams of other related projects.

You will have a PhD in a science based discipline (biological sciences, physics) with an interest in computer sciences including practical experience in web design and functionality, website development skills in PHP using current web technologies and Drupal7 development experience. You will have knowledge and experience of using SQL and command-line Linux. You will have excellent communications skills, manage user support efficiently and appropriately and be competent to deliver both written and oral presentations.

The position is fixed-term for three years in the first instance and funded by Instruct Academic Services Ltd.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121664-IT-Project-Manager-and-Developer-for-CORBEL

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Thursday 18th February 2016 can be considered.

Please quote reference 121664 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST IN STRUBI
DIVISION OF STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY, WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 7: £30,738 - £37,768 with a discretionary range to £41,255 p.a.

                                                                                                                                                              

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in STRUBI to join Dr T. Zeev-Ben-Mordehai’s group in the Division of Structural Biology at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

Research in the group is focused on understanding membrane fusion machineries important in initiation and development of multicellular organisms as well as maintaining homeostasis.Your primary role will be to run a research project within the theme of protein mediated membrane fusion with the expectation of tailoring a project to their particular interests. Based on a sound molecular biology and biochemistry background you will establish dedicated investigation systems enabling imaging at molecular resolution by cryoEM and cryoET of the underlying processes in their native cellular context.

You will join a young and highly motivated interdisciplinary group, with the expectation that you will pro-actively work with collaborating partner laboratories and take advantage of on-going developments in integrated imaging of macromolecules in their native cellular environment.

You will have a PhD/DPhil in a relevant subject, like biochemistry, cell biology, structural biology, or a related field and extensive research experience in at least two of the following areas: molecular biology, protein expression and purification; protein biophysics; structural biology; membrane biology. You will also have a good publication record, with documented examples of recent work at the level of first author publication in a leading refereed journal, ability to manage the day-to-day running of a research project including assisting the work of junior researchers, good communication skills, and the ability to present work at international symposia and to non-specialist audiences.

The position is fixed term for two years in the first instance and funded by the Wellcome Trust.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121587-Postdoctoral-Research-Scientist-in-STRUBI

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Thursday 18th February 2016 can be considered.

Please quote ref. 121587 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN MOLECULAR GENETICS OF CANCER
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 6: Salary in the range £27,328 - £28,982 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in Molecular Genetics of Cancer to join the group of Dr Shazia Irshad, within the Oxford Centre for Cancer Gene Research led by Professor Ian Tomlinson. The group’s main interests are susceptibility to cancer and related diseases, functional genetics of cancer genes, and the roles of selection and genomic instability in tumour evolution. The group has combined expertise in human genetics, population genetics, molecular biology and models of disease.

We require an individual to work on in vitro and in vivo experimental models of CRC. The applicant will have to undertake basic research activities that include cell culture and mouse colony maintenance, assessing tumour growth in mice and preparing tissues for molecular characterization. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills, be well organised with an ability to document scientific data accurately and pay close attention to detail. Training in all the techniques required will be provided.

You will have a good honours degree in a relevant subject, academic and technical ability and be able to learn rapidly and to master several techniques. You will also be able to demonstrate commitment to high standards, including record keeping and have good oral, written and electronic communication skills. You will need to be able to work both as part of a team and with some degree of independence and a demonstrable interest in medical research is desirable.

The position is fixed-term for 2 years, with possible extension to 3 years depending on available grant funding and funded by ERC Senior Investigator Award EVOCAN or Cancer Research UK. This is one of three positions being advertised in parallel under this award in Professor Tomlinson’s group headed by NDM Leadership Fellows (Dr Shazia Irshad and Dr Claire Palles). By applying for any one of these roles, you will automatically be considered for all three positions as part of the short-listing process however please make sure you submit your application for all 3 positions (121984, 121985, 121986) and state your RA post preference in your covering letter.

Applications for this position are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121986-Research-Assistant-in-Molecular-Genetics-of-Cancer

Only applications received before 12.00pm on Monday 22nd February 2016 can be considered. Please quote ref. 121986 on all correspondence.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN MOLECULAR GENETICS OF CANCER
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 6: Salary in the range £27,328 - £28,982 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in Molecular Genetics of Cancer to join the group of Dr Claire Palles, within the Oxford Centre for Cancer Gene Research led by Professor Ian Tomlinson. The group’s main interests are susceptibility to Barrett’s oesophagus and oesophageal cancer.  The group has combined expertise in human genetics, population genetics, molecular biology and models of disease.

We require a research assistant to aid in the collection of patient tissue samples, DNA and RNA extraction and to perform a range of molecular tests including but not limited to genotyping, expression analysis and establishing primary cell lines.  The appointed individual will also be expected to conduct some analysis of their own data as well as publically available genetic datasets such as The Cancer Genome Atlas.  Training in the molecular and statistical methods required will be provided; a meticulous attitude and good technical and academic ability are essential.

You will have a good honours degree in a relevant subject, academic and technical ability and be able to learn rapidly and to master several techniques. You will also be able to demonstrate commitment to high standards, including record keeping and have good oral, written and electronic communication skills. You will need to be able to work both as part of a team and with some degree of independence and a demonstrable interest in medical research is desirable.

The position is fixed-term for 2 years, with possible extension to 3 years depending on available grant funding and funded by ERC Senior Investigator Award EVOCAN or Cancer Research UK. This is one of three positions being advertised in parallel under this award in Professor Tomlinson’s group headed by NDM Leadership Fellows (Dr Shazia Irshad and Dr Claire Palles). By applying for any one of these roles, you will automatically be considered for all three positions as part of the short-listing process however please make sure you submit your application for all 3 positions (121984, 121985, 121986) and state your RA post preference in your covering letter.

Applications for this position are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121985-Research-Assistant-in-Molecular-Genetics-of-Cancer

Only applications received before 12.00pm on Monday 22nd February 2016 can be considered. Please quote ref. 121985 on all correspondence.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN MOLECULAR GENETICS OF CANCER
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
Grade 6: Salary in the range £27,328 - £28,982 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant in Molecular Genetics of Cancer to join Professor Ian Tomlinson group. The group’s main interests are susceptibility to cancer and related diseases, functional genetics of cancer genes, and the roles of selection and genomic instability in tumour evolution. The group has combined expertise in human genetics, population genetics, molecular biology and models of disease.

You will principally work on models of human tumour evolution, including tumour imaging, with a focus on tumours of the gastrointestinal tract. Your responsibilities will largely comprise of developing and maintaining in vivo experimental systems. Training will be provided in the techniques involved and experience is less important than technical and academic ability, enthusiasm and quality of work.

You will have a good honours degree in a relevant subject, academic and technical ability and be able to learn rapidly and to master several techniques. You will also be able to demonstrate commitment to high standards, including record keeping and have good oral, written and electronic communication skills. You will need to be able to work both as part of a team and with some degree of independence and a demonstrable interest in medical research is desirable.

The position is fixed-term for 2 years, with possible extension to 3 years depending on available grant funding and funded by ERC Senior Investigator Award EVOCAN or Cancer Research UK. This is one of three positions being advertised in parallel under this award in Professor Tomlinson’s group headed by NDM Leadership Fellows (Dr Shazia Irshad and Dr Claire Palles). By applying for any one of these roles, you will automatically be considered for all three positions as part of the short-listing process however please make sure you submit your application for all 3 positions (121984, 121985, 121986) and state your RA post preference in your covering letter.

Applications for this position are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121984-Research-Assistant-in-Molecular-Genetics-of-Cancer

Only applications received before 12.00pm on Monday 22nd February 2016 can be considered. Please quote ref. 121984 on all correspondence.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
SENIOR BIOINFORMATICIAN IN SINGLE CELL GENOMICS
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN
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rade 8: £38,896 to £46,414 with a discretionary range to £50,702 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Senior Bioinformatician in Single Cell Genomics to join the Bioinformatics Core Group at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (WTCHG). The group primarily supports the Centre’s high throughput sequencing facility, providing pipelines for data processing and analysis.

We are seeking a highly-skilled and proactive bioinformatician to co-ordinate our expanding single-cell genomics activities. You will have primary responsibility for building, developing and maintaining pipelines that are tailored to single cell data for a diverse range of projects. Anticipating and responding to new developments in this fast-moving technology will be key. You will play a pivotal role in initiating communications with colleagues in both scientific computing and the wet lab, requiring specialist knowledge and technical discussions on a regular basis. You will also be closely involved in supervising the work of other members of the group implementing the pipelines and analysing the data.

You will have a MSc or higher degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or another quantitative discipline together with experience in the analysis of next generation sequencing data and high-level programming skills, preferably in more than one language. You will have experience of leading specific projects or supervising others, and the ability to work largely independently. You will also have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The position is fixed-term for two years in the first instance, with expected extension for at least a further three years (with the anticipated renewal of the WTCHG's core funding at the end of 2016), and is funded by the Wellcome Trust.

An appointment at Grade 7: Salary in range (£30,738 - £37,768 p.a. may also be considered for a less experienced candidate with suitable adjustment of the responsibilities.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and a person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121147-Senior-Bioinformatician-in-Single-Cell-Genomics

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Wednesday 24th February 2016 will be considered.

Please quote ref. 121147 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

 

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER IN BIOINFORMATICS
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN

Grade 8: £38,896 to £46,414 with a discretionary range to £50,702 p.a.

Applications are invited for a Senior Software Developer in Bioinformatics to join the Bioinformatics Core group at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

We are seeking an expert and highly experienced software developer to lead the design and implementation of a system for the efficient automation of our existing pipelines for processing genomic data. You will take day-to-day responsibility for a vital aspect of our work and should have strong technical abilities combined with highly-developed decision-making and problem-solving skills, ideally gained through extensive experience in either academia or industry. Leadership and project management skills will also be highly valued. This role offers some freedom to bring your own expertise and ideas while working closely with colleagues to ensure the system meets all requirements.

You will have at least degree-level, and preferably post-graduate-level, qualifications in a relevant quantitative discipline, such as Computer Science or Bioinformatics, with additional and substantial relevant experience. You will have excellent programming and scripting skills, and have extensive experience in Linux/Unix environments and databases. You will be aware of and adhere to best practice software development principles and have been involved with (ideally leading) large software-development projects. You will also be an excellent team player able to interact and communicate effectively with colleagues with a wide variety of backgrounds.

The position is fixed-term for two years in the first instance, with expected extension for at least a further three years (with the anticipated renewal of the WTCHG's core funding at the end of 2016), and is funded by the Wellcome Trust.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121441-Senior-Software-Developer-in-Bioinformatics

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 can be considered.

Please quote reference 121441 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

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UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
BIOINFORMATICIAN / BIOSTATISTICIAN IN OXFORD CANCER GENE UNIT
WELLCOME TRUST CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, ROOSEVELT DRIVE, HEADINGTON, OXFORD, OX3 7BN

Grade 8: £38,896 to £46,414 with a discretionary range to £50,702 p.a.

THIS IS A READVERTISMENT, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.

Applications are invited for a Bioinformatician / Biostatistician in Oxford Cancer Gene Unit under the supervision of Professor Ian Tomlinson at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.

You will work as part of a collaborative team that has been set up to optimise the analysis of genomes for selected cancers in which there is local clinical and scientific expertise. There will be ample opportunities to propose research projects and develop methods of analysis. The interdisciplinary and varied nature of the project mean that the you will be exposed to a diverse and stimulating array of challenges relating to biology, software development, algorithmics and statistics.

You will have a very good first degree in a relevant subject and a postgraduate degree in Biostatistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Mathematical Biology or a related subject and several years’ demonstrable experience, ability and practical success in biostatistics or bioinformatics. You will have a publication record in cancer genomics and evolution at the highest level using large data sets such as ICGC or TCGA and proficiency in the use of statistical programming languages such as R/BioConductor. You will also have excellent communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team and ability to plan own work.

The post is fixed-term until 31st December 2018 and funded by Oxford NIHR Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and person specification, please click on the link below:

http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/current-job-vacancies/vacancy/121898-Bioinformatician-/-Biostatistician-in-Oxford-Cancer-Gene-Unit

Only applications received before 12:00, midday on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 can be considered.

Please quote reference 121898 on all correspondence. You will be required to make your application on-line and upload a supporting statement.

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