1 month ago

Senior Bionformatics Research Scientist

Aberdeen Competitive Contract

Senior Bionformatics Research Scientist

The company

I am delighted to work with a successful and growing biopharmaceuticals company. A world leader in their industry niche, my client offer a busy and fast paced research environment in which to gain new skills and grow your career.

About the role

This position can be home based anywhere in the UK with monthly travel as required.

The role is ideal for someone who has strong demonstrable experience in bioinformatics and is available for an initial 9 month FTC role in an industry environment. This role will involve genomic characterisation for bacterial strains as part of an extensive research programme. The ideal candidate will have 2 years’ + experience in microbial bioinformatics/ genome mining.

Ongoing training will be provided where necessary.

Required experience;

  • PhD or MSc degree in Bioinformatics or related discipline
  • Ideally 2 years+ relevant work experience postdoctorate
  • Previous experience with processing and analysis of NGS datasets
  • Strong background in genome annotation and microbial genome mining
  • Previous experience with transcriptome datasets would be an advantage
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Biotechnology, biopharma, therapeutics, scientist, bioprocess, microbial, oncology, development, research technician, assistant, bioinformatician, bioinformatics, datasets, microbiology, genome, molecular, next generation sequencing, contract, interim.

Harris Lord is acting as a recruitment agency for this role

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