Data Analytics (Graduate Programme): University of Nottingham – UK

University of Nottingham
Study in:UK
Deadline: 17 December 2017

Data Analytics (Graduate Programme) (fixed term)

Closing Date
Sunday, 17th December 2017
Job Type
Computer Science
£26495 to £28936 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The Advanced Data Analysis Centre ( at the University of Nottingham has an exciting data analyst post available. The University of Nottingham has invested in creating a core facility to support academic researchers and commercial companies to realise the potential of their data. The School of Computer Science and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science support the Advanced Data Analysis Centre with an existing group of five data analysts based between these two schools. The successful applicant will be joining this established, thriving and dynamic data analytical team.

The University of Nottingham has realised the benefit of having in-house data analytical expertise to assist researchers with the aim of improving research quality. The analysts based within ADAC are specialists that assist on a range of projects within the University that range from small proof-of-concept studies with a handful of data points to large national data infrastructure projects such as the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre. This is a rare opportunity for a recent graduate to grow and develop within a nationally recognised data analytics team and to enhance their bioinformatics skills. This is a short term position with long term potential.



  • Minimum BSc (or equivalent) in an appropriate science.
  • Good general knowledge of bioinformatics and/or systems biology.
  • Experience in a variety of bioinformatics tools and softwares
  • Computer language programming experience relevant to computational analysis of biological data.


  • Accreditation in software development and/or database technologies.
  • Web site design
  • Database experience
  • Specialist knowledge of data analysis, including gene expression study by microarray and/or next generation sequencing.
  • Experience of programming language. R, Python or Perl
  • Experience of bioinformatics tools for analysis of second generation sequencing data and or expression analysis by microarray.
  • Experience of systems biology and/or comparative genomics.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of data analysis techniques.
  • Track record of collaboration across diverse disciplines.
  • Experience of Linux operating system.
  • Record of multi-disciplinary collaboration.

This full-time post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period until the 31st July 2018. The post is open to a job share.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr P Quinlan, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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