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Bioinformatician

BerkshirePermanent
Experience Dependant
Job Reference: J5632597
Updated On: 28/11/2019
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: IS&T

Skills: Informatics - Bioinformatics, IS&T - Development - Python, IS&T - Development - R

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Bioinformatician to join a leading scientific company based in the Berkshire area. As the Bioinformatician you will be responsible for providing technical leadership by developing tools that will contribute towards the prediction of how new chemicals effect human and environmental health.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Bioinformatician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. As a Bioinformatician you will be responsible for developing solutions and technologies that can help predict toxicological properties of chemicals.

2. Integration of biological and chemical data from various databases including ChEMBL, Ensembl, OpenTargets for safety reviews of chemical targets.

3. As a the technical expert you will be working in a collaborative environment by liaising with scientists from other disciplines by understanding their requirements and implementing bioinformatics solutions.

4. You will keep up to date with the latest technologies, tools and databases that will support early stage research. This may involve networking within the wider scientific community and working with academic collaborators and contract organisations.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Bioinformatician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. PhD or MSc in a relevant subject such as Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Computer Science or another related discipline.

2. Proven industry experience in building workflows systems (e.g KNIME, PipelinePilot) that allow you to query data for bioinformatic application.

3. A working knowledge of databases (UniProKB, Ensembl, CheEMBL, IPA, KEGG) and strong programming ability (e.g. Python, R, Java).

Key Words: Bioinformatics, Data, Workflows, Database, Programming, Python, R, Java, Chemical, KNIME, SQL, SPARQL, Toxicology
Lucie McGrath
Your Recruitment ConsultantLucie McGrathlucie.mcgrath@hyperec.com
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.