Research Associate/ Fellow
Deadline: 7 January 2018
Research Associate/ Fellow (fixed-term)
- Closing Date
- Sunday, 7th January 2018
- Job Type
- Life Sciences
- £26495 to £29799 per annum, depending on skills and experience (minimum £29799 with relevant PhD). Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Applications are invited to the above role, which will be working on developing real time web applications for the analysis of Oxford Nanopore data. Tools and pipelines will be built into minoTour, an established data analysis platform for Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencing reads. The post will focus on developing new visualizations and software enhancements to our existing platforms of tools focused on specific challenges for groups of specific users. The person appointed will be expected to work in an agile environment and will be responsible for writing user documentation for the workflows they develop.
The person appointed will have the opportunity to use their initiative and creativity to identify areas for research, develop research methods and extend their research portfolio.
The post holder should have experience in web development and visualization, with a working knowledge of python, MySQL and JQuery. Biological knowledge, although advantageous, is not essential.
This full-time fixed-term post is available immediately for a period of one year.
The School of Life Sciences holds an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/life-sciences/documents/athena-swan-silver-award.pdf
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Matthew Loose: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.