Computational Biologist

Date Posted: 9/4/2018 Reference: VAC-1191967 Salary: £0 Location: Kidlington Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Biotechnology Contact: Michael Hogan

I am looking for a Computational Biologist, this person will be based in a state-of-the-art facility in Oxford. They will be working in the computational biology group as part of the team responsible for developing, testing and maintaining data analysis workflows used both internally and customers of the next-generation sequencing products business.

The main responsibilities will include developing new analysis workflows/pipelines by writing clean code, coupled with clear documentation and rigorous testing that are used internally and integrated within the Computational Biology NGS software product range.

The Data Analysis team also liaises directly with customers and other stakeholders to answer any analytical questions and related support, so strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

***What the Computational Biologist will need***

+ Education to degree level in a related field
+ Experience working in a computational and data analysis environment
+ Strong programming skills in Java, Perl, Python or R
+ An understanding of Linux based environments
+ Some SQL knowledge

***What the Computational Biologist will get***

+ Competitive salary £££
+ Excellent training and progression opportunities
+ The chance to work in a ground break field of Science

If this role sounds perfect for you, then please get in touch today!