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Senior Analyst - Rare Diseases

Senior Analyst - Rare Diseases

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Janne Bate

  • Contact email:

    Janne.Bate@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    74960-ITENG-JNB_1566570607

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-22

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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We are seeking an experienced Senior Analyst to join a highly motivated Bioinformatics team, working for rare disease analysis.

The role will be carrying out alignment and variant calling, family based analyses and burden and association testing. Performing computational analyses for a range of projects. Benchmarking genome analysis pipelines, developing and implementing new features while establishing general bioinformatics resources.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within Rare Diseases and Bioinformatics/Computational Biology and Systems Biology combined with a solid training in statistics and or machine learning.

These skills could have been developed during a PhD for example through a PhD in computational biology, statistical genomics, and statistical genetics.


Technical requirements

  • Practical knowledge of NGS algorithms and available resources

  • Solid skillset in Bioinformatics and experience of working as a computational biologist

  • Solid knowledge of family based analysis and knowledge of association testing

  • Strong programming skills (Python, R); ability to develop codes as a part of team