Computational Biologist

21 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Computational Biologist Location: Stevenage Length: 12 months Salary: Competitive

SRG are a strategic recruitment partner to a global pharmaceutical company who are looking for an experienced Computational Biologist to support Drug Discovery and Development through the integrative analysis of internal and external data.

Key responsibilities:

  • To identify, develop, implement and use computational biology methods to impact drug discovery and development.
  • To communicate complex informatics principles, methods, analyses and results to scientists from diverse backgrounds.

Key requirements:

  • Strong background in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science and/or genomics, combined with knowledge of biology.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and highly collaborative environment
  • Recent PhD/Masters in Computational biology, bioinformatics, computational sciences or biomedical/biological sciences.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams

Preferred qualifications:

  • Expertise in a programming language (such as R, Python or Perl) for complex data analysis.
  • Knowledge of genome-wide genetic, genomic, pathway and network methods.
  • Skills to collect, integrate, mine and analyze complex biological data and translate them into testable hypotheses.
  • Knowledge of and experience with common bioinformatics databases, resources and tools.
  • Knowledge of the drug discovery and development process.
  • Demonstrated experience in processing multiple large scale genomic and genetic platforms, such as transcriptomic, proteomic or Next Generation sequencing data, including understanding of pathway/network analyses.
  • Statistical analysis skills
  • Publication record in peer reviewed journals

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