Applications are invited for the post of Systems Administrator/Bioinformatician to join the NIHR Specialist Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health (BRC-MH). The BRC-MH, funded by the National Institute for Health Research, undertakes translational research across 7 Disorder themes and 3 Cross-cutting themes(www.slam.nhs.uk/brc). The BRC-MH recently secured a £3m infrastructure grant from Trustees of the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Guys and St Thomas’ Trust (GSTT) Charity for a ‘Nucleus’ of IT developments, bioinformatics and biostatistics to support a variety of strategically important BRC-MH research initiatives. The BRC-MH strategy includes the use of expression profiling, genomics, proteomics and other approaches to identify biomarkers of progression, disease and treatment response and in further understanding mental illness. The successful candidate will administer the core Linux based IT infrastructure, which includes a High Per-formance Computing cluster, and contribute to the construction of a platform to enable integrated analysis across varied datasets. Therefore, as well as administering Linux systems and having experience with tools as Sun Grid Engine, s/he will need to be familiar with scripting languages, and RDMS such MySQL.
Closes onTue, 08 March 2011