The Earlham Institute (EI) is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Bioinformatician to join the Core Bioinformatics Group.
The role will have responsibility for running and testing computational workflows that assure timely and accurate processing of sequencing data from EI’s numerous and varied sequencing platforms. The post-holder will work alongside members of our Genomics Pipelines and Project Management teams as well as with our internal science faculty, their collaborators and external customers to deliver on a wide variety of bioinformatics projects.
Projects include de novo genome assembly and annotation of complex non-model organisms but will range in scale, type and complexity from variant calling analyses on model organisms to custom analysis of large multi-omics datasets. The role will also be involved in designing, building, extending and automating pipelines, where possible, to increase capability for delivering future projects.
Required qualifications and experience:
The successful applicant will possess at least an MSc or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Genetics or related fields and will have experience in bioinformatics in a high-performance computing environment to deliver on a range of genomics and transcriptomics analyses. Good scripting skills in Python, Bash and R as well as good interpersonal skills are also required.
Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,250 to £38,100 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post for a period of 3 years.
Closing date is the 16th September 2018