Bioinformatician (Data Analyst) (Fixed Term)

open until filled
Medical Sciences, Cancer research, Biology
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
£30,395-£39,609 GBP

The MRC Cancer Unit (MRC CU) is a University Department situated on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. It provides an outstanding environment for cancer research, supporting some 10 research groups and ~150 bench scientists. The MRC CU's focus is to conduct world-leading research to understand how cancers develop and seeks to translate this knowledge into new approaches for diagnosis and treatment. The unit is a key participant in the Cambridge Cancer Centre, providing an opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations with Cambridge colleagues in the biological, physical, chemical and engineering sciences.

As part of a CRUK Programme Foundation award, a new computational biologist opportunity working with Dr Christian Frezza has arisen. Our team works capitalises on metabolomics and other -omic datasets to gain biological and mechanistic insights into the link between dysregulated metabolism and cancer. The postholder will have primary responsibility of implementing analytical computational biology pipelines, developing new approaches for the integration of multi-omics dataset, including proteomics, epigenetics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics, and generating metabolic models. The post holder will work at the interface between the metabolomics facility of the lab and the wet-lab.

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This position is funded by Cancer Research UK and is available for 4 years in the first instance.

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 1st September 2019 with interviews taking place week commencing 9th September 2019.

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