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Future Food Research Fellow – Technologist in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology (Apply by 9th March 2020)

The main responsibilities are: Analysing a range of data using a range of bioinformatics techniques and approaches. Development of novel software solutions for the Beacon Research Community. Writing manuscripts and involvement in the development of research output. Training and knowledge exchange.

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Apply by Monday 9th March 2020

£30942 to £40322 per annum

The Future Food Beacon (Beacon) is one of six multi-million pound research Beacons of Excellence that is being funded through the University's ambitious Research Strategy.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Analysing a range of data using a range of bioinformatics techniques and approaches
  • Development of novel software solutions for the Beacon Research Community
  • Writing manuscripts and involvement in the development of research output
  • Training and knowledge exchange

Applicants must meet the essential criteria:

  • PhD in relevant subject
  • Extensive experience of a programming language R, python or Perl
  • Ability to work comfortably in a range of computer environments including Unix/Linux.  
  • Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with clarity on complex information and draw relevant conclusions. Scientific writing experience, including the publication of at least one first author journal article
  • Proven ability to carry out independent bioinformatics analysis.
  • Experience in a variety of bioinformatics tools and software

This full time, fixed-term post is available until 31 July 2023. Job share arrangements may be considered. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Future Food, Beacon of Excellence: FUTURE-FOOD@NOTTINGHAM.AC.UK. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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