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Head of Bioinformatics

CambridgePermanent
Experience Dependent
Job Reference: J5636426
Updated On: 29/04/2022
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Genomics, Drug Discovery

Skills: Microbiology - Pharma, Informatics - Bioinformatics, Informatics - PhD, Microbiology - Clinical Mircobiology, IT Pharma - Computational - Bioinformatics, IT Pharma - Computational - Bioinformatician, IT Pharma - Computational - Python, IT Pharma - Computational - Data Science, IT Pharma - Computational - NGS, IT Pharma - Software - Python

Job Information

Role Overview

HRS are recruiting for a head of Bioinformatics to join an innovative Biotech company based in the Cambridge area. Having grown rapidly and with two oncological products progressing into clinical trials, this position will be key to maintaining the companies competitiveness, Leading a well-established team working across a variety of human diseases to establish novel programs to deliver therapeutics and biomarkers
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Bioinformatician to play a key role in a cutting-edge biotech company and contribute to the development of a new class of medicines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

As the Head of Bioinformatics, you will be an excellent people manager who will lead and develop the Bioinformatics team, maintaining strategic focus and maximise the company’s external reputation for bioinformatics excellence. Key duties will include:

1. Lead the Bioinformatics team - provide strategic discipline leadership across the company, maintain/project the company’s competitive position in microbiome bioinformatics, and lead the analysis of key microbiome datasets.

2. Develop a microbiome Profiling/taxonomic classification platform and downstream analytical/machine learning capabilities, while also expanding areas such as functional analytics.

3. Lead the identification of microbial signatures from large clinical datasets across a variety of human diseases to establish novel programs to deliver live bacterial therapeutics and biomarkers.

Role Requirements

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

1. Proven expertise in the field of Bioinformatics – working with large genomic datasets and developing pipelines.

2. Strong Biostatistical experience including coding & Biomarker discovery.

3. Proven leadership skills with the ability to maintain excellence and deliver of team objectives.

Key Words: Bioinformatics, Bioinformatician, Biostatistics, Microbiome, Genomics
Ariana Dewji
Your Recruitment ConsultantAriana DewjiAriana.Dewji@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.