Opening For Research Associate (Bioinformatician) : Cambridge

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Research Associate (Bioinformatician) : Cambridge

Department/Location: Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
£28,132-£36,661

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Bioinformatician position in the laboratory of Professor Steve Jackson. We wish to recruit an outstanding individual to lead a data-driven project addressing mechanisms by which genome mutations arise and how they influence cell proliferation and survival in response to DNA damaging agents and other stresses. In addition, the post-holder will work on collaborative projects based on data generated by other group members. Prior experience in computational biology, and experience in programming and a solid background in statistical tools are essential. Familiarity with analysis of "next-generation" DNA sequencing data would also be highly desirable. We are based in the internationally renowned Gurdon Institute in the centre of Cambridge and have strong links to the Sanger Institute, Hinxton. For more information on the Steve Jackson Lab, see http://www2.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/~jacksonlab/

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PR03611 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
Closing date: 20 July 2014

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Benefits include generous maternity/paternity leave, flexible working, funds for returning carers and other family-friendly schemes.
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