Do you want to help us improve human health and understand life on Earth? Make your mark by shaping the future to enable or deliver life-changing science to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges.
We are seeking a Senior Bioinformatician to join the Human Genetics Informatics (HGI) team at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. HGI is the development team responsible for providing efficient access to cutting-edge analysis methods for Human Genetics faculty groups at the Sanger Institute. The position is fixed term for 2 years.
You will be responsible for:
This role will involve working as part of the HGI team to deliver and optimise biological pipelines producing data for further analysis by human genetics faculty research groups. Key post holder responsibilities will be
As part of the HGI team, you will have access to Sanger's world-class computational resources, including an OpenStack private cloud environment, a 15000+ core computational cluster and many petabytes of high-speed distributed file systems and object stores. You will be expected to work both independently and closely with colleagues to develop, debug, and optimize their code; and to be comfortable communicating directly with scientific researchers regarding analysis requirements. Recent graduates or current students in their final year are also encouraged to apply, although it is strongly desirable that any candidate has substantial development experience outside of coursework (e.g. work experience, participation in open source projects or the pursuit of personal coding projects).
For any position related questions please contact Vivek Iyer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Salary per annum: £43,597-£51,794 - dependent upon skills and experience.
Please apply with your CV (ideally 2-3 pages at most) and a cover letter outlining:
Closing Date: 26th October 2023
Working at Wellcome Sanger:
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