Job:Research Associate (Postdoctoral Position) in Bioinformatics at UCL, London, UK
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Research Associate: Bioinformatics University College London -UCL Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Full Time: The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £32,699 - £39,523 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Applications are invited for a Research Associate (post-doctoral) position based in the Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology in the laboratory of Dr. Yamamoto. The post-holder will be responsible for the analysis of next generation sequence data with a focus on QTL analysis using RAD-sequencing. The post will involve assembling and mapping reads, linkage analysis, interpretation of DNA variants, etc. In addition, the post-holder will likely assist in basic wet-lab experiments validating identified targets.

This post is available from August 2014 and is funded for 12 months in the first instance.

To be appointed the successful applicant must have a PhD (or about to be awarded) in Bioinformatics/Computer Science/Genetics or a related subject and a proven track record of high quality research, as well as strong knowledge of next generation sequencing and genomic analysis. Knowledge of programming languages (Java, PERL or R) and SQL database design is required in addition to experience of working in Unix/Linux.

UCL vacancy reference: 1418862

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to and search on Reference Number 1418862.

For informal queries on the role please contact Dr Yoshiyuki Yamamoto on If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Scott Boyne on

Closing Date: 5 July 2014

Latest time for the submission of applications: 12:00pm.

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