Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Genomics

 
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Genomics

NDORMS, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford OX3 7FY

The Kennedy Institute at the University of Oxford has an exciting opening for a talented post-doc to join the group of Associate Professor Stephen Sansom (?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsansomlab.org&module=jobs&id=228351" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsansomlab.org&module=jobs&id=228351" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://sansomlab.org). We are looking for a suitably experienced bioinformatician to provide collaborative support to the Institute’s research groups with the analysis of single-cell and spatial transcriptomics datasets. In this core-funded role you will have the opportunity to develop your research profile by regularly contributing to publications in high impact journals. You will work closely with world-leading research groups who are using cutting-edge approaches to investigate the immune system and the cellular causes of diseases such as atheroschlerosis, inflammatory bowel disease and arthritis (?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kennedy.ox.ac.uk%2Fresearch%2Fresearch-groups&module=jobs&id=228351" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kennedy.ox.ac.uk%2Fresearch%2Fresearch-groups&module=jobs&id=228351" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.kennedy.ox.ac.uk/research/research-groups).

You should have a track record of publications or submitted manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals that demonstrates experience with the statistical analysis and interpretation of complex genomics datasets. A PhD/DPhil in a discipline of direct relevant to computational genomics research is essential. In this role, you will perform scientific research, reviewing and refining working hypotheses and developing and acquiring relevant skills as necessary. You will analyse and interpret data, preparing and publishing your findings in peer-reviewed journals. You will help to develop and maintain computational workflows and methods and help to train colleagues in the analysis of single-cell genomics data. Expert-level understanding of single-cell/spatial genomics data analysis is essential. The successful applicant will be based at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology within the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences.

Please read the accompanying job description carefully and ensure that you address each selection criteria in a supporting statement which must be uploaded together with your CV when applying online.

For further information please contact Associate Professor Stephen Sansom: stephen.sansomkennedy.ox.ac.uk or Prof Irina Udalova: irina.udalovakennedy.ox.ac.uk.

This core-funded post will be initially appointed as a fixed-term, full time position for 3 years.

Contact Person : HR Team, NDORMS Vacancy ID : 162545

Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 14-Feb-2023 12:00

Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Genomics"hrndorms.ox.ac.uk

Salary () : Grade 8: 43,414 - 51,805 p.a.

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