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Bioinformatics Experimental Officer

Biosciences & Medicine: School of Operations

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £35,326 to £42,149 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 13 February 2022
Reference:  002122

We have a long-established bioinformatics service at the University and are now looking to appoint a new permanent full time Experimental Officer in Bioinformatics to support our innovative biomedical sciences research.  As part of our team, you will provide bioinformatics expertise to Faculty researchers, develop software packages and pipelines to respond to their research problem and provide training in the use of relevant specialist software.

 Potential applicants will most likely have a PhD in biostatistics, bioinformatics, data science, machine learning, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or in a Biological Sciences subject with relevant experience. Your skills in relevant data analysis and programming will enable you to join this team directly supporting the success of research activities and grant bidding in highly funded areas, for example those involving systems and computational biology.  In your new role at Surrey your new internal network will be varied and extensive, and will include liaising on a regular basis with academics involved with genomics, metagenomics, proteomics and metabolomics.

Please go to "further details" below regarding required skills and experience to see the job specification. Please also see a link attached for the department https://www.surrey.ac.uk/school-biosciences-medicine/facilities/bioinformatics

 This permanent post is supported by excellent development opportunities including external skills training. Informal enquiries may be directed to the Academic Lead for Bioinformatics Dr Alex Couto Alves via email:  a.coutoalves@surrey.ac.uk).  Benefits package includes relocation provision, attractive occupational pension, childcare assistance and world class leisure facilities.  We look forward to receiving your application.

 Interviews - TBC - End of February/Mid March 2022


 


 


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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
 
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance, flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

 

 

 


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