Jobs

Bioinformatician (Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow) - two posts

Employer

UK Dementia Research Institute, UCL

Location

London, England, United Kingdom

Principal Investigator

Bart De Strooper

Contact

UK DRI HQ Head of HR Laura Allum, l.allum@ucl.ac.uk, 020 3108 8137

Description

This is an excellent chance to work on high-impact, state-of-the-art projects in a stimulating and social international research environment, undertaking world-class science under the guidance of a leader in Alzheimer’s biology. The project aims to understand early cellular changes that happen during the onset of Alzheimer's disease using techniques such as single-cell transcriptomics or proteomics. Collaboration is key, and the project will be an integral part of a larger initiative to work towards a complete spatial and temporal cellular atlas of Alzheimer's disease.

The posts are funded for three years in the first instance.

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Requirements

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in bioinformatics or a cognate area or have submitted their thesis prior to starting in the post. They must have good knowledge of machine learning and experience of high-performance computing (including software development, Python etc.), database management, and analysis of high-throughput data. The research fellows will work collaboratively with colleagues in a multidisciplinary setting and be passionate about the mission and research work of the UK DRI. Appointment at the more senior level will require demonstrable experience of leading projects and supervising staff or students.