Opening For Senior Bioinformatician / Statistical Geneticist - Oxford

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Senior Bioinformatician / Statistical Geneticist - Oxford

The newly established University Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and it provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU) is a major international research institute within the Nuffield Department of Population Health, and is one of the world’s leading centres for research into chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease.

We are seeking a talented and ambitious post-doctoral Senior Bioinformatician/Statistical Geneticist to join a leading research programme in pharmacogenomic and other genetic studies of cardiovascular disease and its treatments. The successful candidate will bring bioinformatics and statistical genetic expertise to the team and will be responsible for all aspects of research ranging from study design to statistical analyses and public presentation of results as well as contributing to large-scale collaborations.

You will have a PhD or MSc in bioinformatics, statistical genetics (or closely related subject) and extensive experience in genomics, using bioinformatic and statistical tools, and analysing large-scale data. You will also have experience using programming languages such as Linux or Perl and statistical packages such as R.

The post is full-time and fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance.

An appointment at Grade 7 (£30,434 – £37,394 p.a.) may be considered for an ambitious candidate with potential but less experience with an appropriate adjustment in responsibilities.

Informal enquires should be addressed to Prof Jemma Hopewell, Associate Professor and Senior Scientist in Genetic Epidemiology & Clinical Trials (

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 4 March 2015.