Bioinformatician / Senior Bioinformatician

Up to £40,000 depending on experience

REF: 0054

Do you have experience in Next Generation DNA Sequencing? Would you like to work for one of the leading suppliers of scientific expertise to the food and agriculture industries? Do you aim to be a well-known and respected expert in your field capable of providing advice and guidance to colleagues and customers?

Key Information

  • Yorkshire and Humber
  • 01423 813520
  • Full-time, Permanent
  • 18-08-2018
  • Up to £40,000 depending on experience

Job Description

Our client, a leading supplier of scientific expertise and services within the agricultural industry, is looking to recruit a Bioinformatician to manage the bioinformatics service delivery of the organisation.

Key responsibilities and competencies include:

  • Develop pipelines using available methods for the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data in particular meta-barcoding data
  • Develop new approaches to Next Generation Sequencing data analysis in order to contribute to applied solutions in agricultural and environmental research
  • Provide expert bioinformatics advice to staff and customers, contributing to proposals, experimental design, analysis and reporting
  • Validate bioinformatics methods to ensure robustness
  • Provide support to the team on data management and storage
  • Participate in discussions with customers and collaborators to understand their requirements and communicate results
  • Contribute to the production of scientific papers and reports and to the preparation and delivery of presentations
  • Linux server administration (with support from Central IT department)

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified in a relevant scientific experience or have significant demonstrable industry experience. You will have strong interpersonal and influencing skills, alongside effective presentation skills.  

For more information or to apply, please contact Selina Nawaz on 01423 813520 or alternatively send your CV along with a cover letter, including your salary requirements to

Please note that all applicants for this role should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work within the UK. Network Scientific Recruitment, part of Network Scientific Ltd. is an Employment Business/Agency.

To be considered...

  • Degree qualified in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Significant demonstrable industry experience


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