Job: Bioinformatician/Computational biologist position at John Innes Centre, UK
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Yunfei Li310
ThermoFisher Scientific
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Applicants are invited for a Bioinformatician or in the group of Dr. Yiliang Ding in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology to study the role of RNA structure in the post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression.

The successful candidate will join a team at JIC working on the Big Data Mining of the genome-wide in vivo RNA structure study. They will perform deep sequencing data analysis, statistical analysis and feature extraction from large-scale RNA structure transcriptome dataset. They will be highly involved in the novel algorithmic/mathematical method development. They will also establish novel bioinformatics analysis pipelines for newly collected transcriptome data.

The details of the group can be found at

The successful applicant will have an excellent computer science, applied mathematics, statistics or bioinformatics background. Extensive experience in genomic data analysis and data mining are desirable but not essential.

The John Innes Centre is a world-class institute and is looking to appoint an exceptional and highly motivated candidate who has, or expects to soon receive a PhD in Computer Science or Applied mathematics or Bioinformatics. We will provide the job-holder with opportunities to develop their skills and knowledge by excellent training opportunities in the fields of Big Data Mining and RNA biology.

Salary on appointment will be within the range £30,750 to £37,750 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This post is for a contract of 3 years.

For further information and details of how to apply, please email to ( or visit our web site or contact Human Resources, Norwich BioScience Institutes Partnership, Norwich Bioscience Institutes, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK, 01603 450462 quoting reference 1003139.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy. The John Innes Centre is also proud to hold a Silver Award from Athena SWAN and is a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.

The closing date for applications will be (4 weeks after advert placed).

The John Innes Centre is a registered charity (No. 223852) grant-aided by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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