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The Centre for Molecular Oncology and Imaging led by Professor Lemoine has an immediate opening for a highly motivated bioinformatician with strong numerical skills and a track record in the analysis of high throughput technologies.

This position represents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of the integrative and computational bioinformatics research at the Centre for Molecular Oncology and Imaging.

Working mainly with R/Bioconductor and Perl, the successful candidate will be expected to address bioinformatics and statistical needs related to the design and analysis of profiling experiments. The successful candidate will additionally contribute to the release cycles as well as the wider development and extension of bioinformatics software tools within the Molecular Oncology and Imaging Centre.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology, a solid understanding and at least two years experience in the analysis of high throughput technologies, a comprehensive working knowledge of common bioinformatics tools and relevant statistical algorithms, and demonstrate the ability to apply that knowledge to help unravel the molecular basis of a disease.

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment until 31st December 2010. Appointment will be made on the Research Grade 4/5 scale £30,079-£39,430 per annum (inclusive of London weighting) depending on experience. The benefits package for this post includes 30 days annual leave plus 4 College closure days, flexible working hours, childcare vouchers scheme, contributory final salary pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Centre, can be made to Dr. Claude Chelala, tel: 020 7014 0474 or email: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%43%6c%61%75%64%65%2e%43%68%65%6c%61%6c%61%40%63%61%6e%63%65%72%2e%6f%72%67%2e%75%6b%22%3e%43%6c%61%75%64%65%2e%43%68%65%6c%61%6c%61%40%63%61%6e%63%65%72%2e%6f%72%67%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')).

For an application form and further information, please visit the Human Resources website on, or request details (quoting reference number 09189/MB) via email eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%63%73%71%2d%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%22%3e%63%73%71%2d%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')). Applicants wishing to make a non-electronic application may contact our 24 hour recruitment line on 020-7882 6149 for details.

The deadline for return of completed applications is 12 noon (BST) on Monday 15th June 2009. Applications (quoting the above reference number) should be returned via email to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%63%73%71%2d%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%22%3e%63%73%71%2d%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%71%6d%75%6c%2e%61%63%2e%75%6b%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')). Alternative means of applying are available; please contact the recruitment line on 020 7882 6149 for details. Completed applications must not be sent directly to the Centre for Molecular Oncology, nor to Professor Lemoine or to Dr. Claude Chelala.