Question: Job posting: Computational Biologists/Bioinformaticians, University of Cambridge, UK
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Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK Computational Biologists / Bioinformaticians Vacancy Reference No: PD00228. Salary: £27,578-£35,938 pa Fixed-term: The funds are available for 2 years in the first instance. Full or part time basis. Professor Baulcombe's laboratory is at the forefront of research into small RNAs and their role in regulation, development and evolution. His group is generating a wealth of data using high throughput sequencing, as well as using genetic and cell biology approaches. There is a particular interest in developing methods for the analysis of large databases of siRNAs and miRNAs in Arabidopsis, Chlamydomonas, tomato and other plants, and for modelling the behaviour of small RNA systems and their effect on gene silencing at the RNA and DNA level. Within the laboratory there is a computational biology group that works closely with experimentalists in the lab. We are looking for talented individuals with quantitative and computational skills to join the group. Skills in one or more of the following would be an advantage: statistics, computational biology, bioinformatics, programming (R, Perl), databases (mySQL, Postgres). A real interest in biology is essential. You should have a higher degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, with strong quantitative and/or programming skills and a good knowledge of biology Download the <http:"" jobs="" pd00228.pdf=""> further particulars from <http:"" jobs="" pd00228.pdf=""> or contact Dr Krys Kelly (email: <>; tel: 01223 748969) for more information. This appointment is subject to a health assessment. Whether an outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University. The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK. To apply, please send a covering letter, CV, a CHRIS/6 (parts I and III only) <http:"" offices="" hr="" forms="" chris6=""/> - and the names and contact details (including email addresses) of 3 referees to Ombretta Orsini, Head of Department's Secretary, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EA or email: <> The closing date for applications is 31 May 2012. Please quote the job reference in all correspondence. [[alternative HTML version deleted]]
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