Opening For Senior Computational Biologist - Manchester

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Opening For Senior Computational Biologist - Manchester

Senior Computational Biologist (Service Manager 2) with Dr Crispin Miller

Starting salary from £33,300 (dependent upon qualifications and experience)
Job Ref: MI/14/35
Non-time limited position

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (, an Institute of The University of Manchester (, is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research. The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are adjacent to The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (, one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe. These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes. Our aim is to understand the fundamental basis of cancer and apply that knowledge to developing new treatment strategies for cancer patients. Our advanced research programmes span a spectrum of cancer research, from the molecular and cellular basis of cancer through to drug discovery, translational research and clinical trials. The Institute has outstanding laboratory facilities and exceptional core services, including next generation sequencing, microarrays, confocal microscopy, bioinformatics, histology and mass-spectrometry. We are situated in Manchester, England, a vibrant and dynamic city that is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has excellent transport links both nationally and internationally.

A permanent position is available for a Senior Computational Biologist to assist the head of the RNA Biology group in the day to day running of the Computational Biology Support Team. They will help co-ordinate the activities of our Computational Biology Support team. The successful applicant will be an accomplished bioinformatician with excellent programming skills and a deep familiarity with R and Bioconductor. They will have a PhD in Bioinformatics, computational biology (or equivalent) and extensive experience analysing high throughput deep sequencing and microarray data, as well as excellent communication and organisational skills and a proven ability to manage an interdisciplinary team.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Crispin Miller via email:

To apply for this position please visit our website:

For applicants who are unable to download this information from our website, please contact HR department on 0161 446 3231, email: to have this information sent by post.

Closing date: 18th June 2014