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BioInformatician Single Cell Sequencing Job Available @ Immunocore UK

BioInformatician Single Cell Sequencing Job Available @ Immunocore UK

BioInformatician Single Cell Sequencing Job Available @ Immunocore UK: Immunocore is the world’s leading T cell receptor (TCR) company, a global biotech striving to transform medical practice in the most challenging disease areas. The Company is focused on delivering first-in-class biological therapies to patients, using its highly innovative soluble TCR platform, and ImmTAC® molecules, a new class of precision-engineered drugs with ultra-high affinity for intracellular cancer targets. ImmTAC molecules naturally recognise cancer cells and cause their destruction through re-directing and activating the patient’s own immune system. This novel class of immunotherapy has the potential to treat a broad spectrum of diseases with high unmet medical need, not only cancers, but also infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases. BioInformatician Single Cell Sequencing Job Available @ Immunocore UK

BioInformatician Single Cell Sequencing Job Available @ Immunocore UK

BioInformatician Single Cell Sequencing Job Available @ Immunocore UK

Bioinformatician/Senior Bioinformatician (Single Cell Sequencing)

In this role you will be the informatics lead for the Research Biology and Single Cell groups within Cell Biology. The focus of the candidate’s work will be on developing analytical strategies for single cell RNA sequencing and T cell receptor cloning projects. As these technologies are developing rapidly, we are searching for candidates who possess a combination of scientific rigour, imagination and flair to meet these exciting challenges.

The successful candidate will have:-

  • A relevant PhD or MSc or equivalent experience.
  • A good understanding of modern genomics.
  • Experience in running NGS pipelines; an understanding of sequence alignment, differential expression analysis and variant calling.
  • Programming and analysis capability: a thorough familiarity with R and operating within Linux/Unix environments. An understanding of other languages such as python C/C++ and interacting with structured databases using SQL would also be useful.
  • Previous exposure to single cell sequencing analysis and a good understanding of immuno-oncology.

An essential component of this role will be communication with scientific colleagues. The candidate will need to be able to express complex analyses in a clear and understandable fashion and have the ability to work within a close knit team of bioinformaticians and bench scientists.

To Apply:

If you would like to work in a friendly, dynamic environment developing novel therapeutic research programmes please send your application (copy of C.V. and short covering letter) to: hr@immunocore.com

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits include pension scheme and private health insurance.

Closing date for applications is the 15th July 2017

BioInformatician Single Cell Sequencing Job Available @ Immunocore UK

View Original Notification: http://www.immunocore.com/careers/view/bioinformaticiansenior-bioinformatician-single-cell-sequencing

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