Bioinformatician – CD1173
Vacancy Description
School of Medicine, £30,122 - £35,938 pa, Start: As soon as possible, Fixed-Term for 3 years in the first instance
An exciting opportunity for a Bioinformatician is available at the School of Medicine at St Andrews University. You will join a dynamic and multidisciplinary community and will play a key role in providing specialist support to diverse projects across different research areas. You will contribute to the development of a next generation sequence analysis service to analyse and interpret data from deep sequencing projects. Alongside provision of high quality support, a significant contribution is expected towards the expansion of the service in scope and staffing by increasing the number of users and attracting external funding.

You will have a degree in bio-computing, preferably to PhD level with significant experience in bioinformatics. Advanced scripting and experience in the analysis of genome scale biological datasets, particularly high throughput sequencing data are required. We also envisage a role in the installation/maintenance of bioinformatics applications and provision of advice/training to users. Good communications and management skills together with a clear vision of the advances and progress in the field are essential.

The post will be available immediately for three years in first instance and will be based at the School of Medicine.

Informal enquiries to Dr Silvia Paracchini, e-mail: sp58@st-andrews.ac.uk

Interviews will be held on Thursday 12 July 2012.

Ref No: CD1173

Closing Date: 27 June 2012

Further Particulars -
CD1173 FPs.doc

School of Medicine
£30,122 - £35,938 pa
Start: As soon as possible
Fixed-Term for 3 years in the first instance