May 14, 2018

By Nuritas

Junior Bioinformatician

We are recruiting for a Junior bioinformatician with an understanding of biological data and experience in statistics.


Responsibilities to include:

  • Develop bioinformatics software tools, Interpreting and integrating large scale biological data
  • Optimise and automate data extraction and integration
  • Propose and implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures
  • Train and update colleagues across the business functions, in many different roles (lab scientists, computer scientists, non-scientists) on Nuritas technologies
  • Keep up to date on job knowledge and remain current with advances in biology, computer science and bioinformatics


Qualifications & Experience

  • MSc or PhD in Bioinformatics or computer science
  • At least one-yearexperience in biological software and algorithm development or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.



Required Technical Skills

  • Strong Programming and coding skills, proficient in Python
  • knowledge of the Django framework is appreciated
  • General web development skills
  • Experience with Linux and Windows environments
  • Statistics and R programming
  • An understanding of standard bioinformatics tools (protein databases, alignments…)
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases


Desirable skills and Competencies

  • Ability to work on big projects as part of a team
  • Demonstrated effective time management, planning and organisational skills with the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines
  • A structured thinker with a natural ability to problem-solve
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent technical communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists



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