Bioinformatics (Senior) Experimental Officer, University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester
Study in:UK
Deadline: 06 Dec 2017

Bioinformatics (Senior) Experimental Officer

Closing Date : 06/12/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : From 1 December 2017 until 30 November 2021
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate : School of Biological Sciences
Division : Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Hours Per week : Full time
Salary : Grade 6 £31,604 to £38,833 Grade 7 £39,922 to £49,149 per annum
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : BM&H-10972

Applications are invited for a Bioinformatics (Senior) Experimental Officer position to work with investigators at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Matrix Research (WTCCMR, You will provide bioinformatics expertise to on-going projects at the Centre, working in particular on the analysis and interpretation of large datasets produced from ‘-omics’ and high-content imaging methods. The role will require the development of analysis solutions to complex biological problems, using established data-processing pipelines (e.g. for proteomics or image analysis; accessing online databases and repositories), novel coding (e.g. Matlab, Python) and statistical analysis (e.g. using ‘R’). You will have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics or a related area of research. Work will be based at the WTCCMR and will be in close collaboration with the Core Facilities at the Centre. Duties will include design of experiments, data processing, training co-workers, presentation of work and preparation for publication. This is a full time appointment starting 1 December 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, and is currently funded until November 2021.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Joe Swift


Tel: 0161 275 1162

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

Date of external posting: 6 November 2017

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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