Senior Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Bioinformatics
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Old Road Campus Research Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7DQ
We are seeking to appoint a Senior Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.
You will participate in the Ludwig Cancer Research funded research programme led by Prof Skirmantas Kriaucionis, Dr Benjamin Schuster-Böckler, Prof Chunxiao Song, Prof Xin Lu, and provide statistical analysis plans for studies while contributing to the overall planning of studies. You will be responsible for advising laboratory and other bio-statistical staff working on relevant projects, and assisting others in their work where appropriate. You will conduct detailed analysis of datasets, as well as develop and tailor methodologies for analysis and data collection in collaboration with members of the research team.
It is essential that you hold a PhD in Biostatistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Mathematical Biology or a related subject. You will have experience in applying computational methods to the analysis of next generation sequencing data, or more broadly with a mathematical or statistical background. Good communication skills, attention to detail and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team are essential. The research project available will require the use of high-performance computational cluster to work with a variety of next generation sequencing data as well as intersecting different data types to answer specific questions about cancer biology.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract until 30 September 2026 and is funded by Ludwig.
Only applications received before 12 midday on Wednesday 15 February 2023 will be considered.