Opening For Senior Bioinformatician University of Oxford

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Amar Annamalai
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Opening For Senior Bioinformatician University of Oxford

 Job Ref: 116558
Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford
We are seeking a full-time, Senior Bioinformatician to work on one of the world’s biggest prospective epidemiological studies, the China Kadoorie Biobank Study (CKB, You will be based in the Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) which contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching.
This post represents an exciting opportunity to conduct and develop research at the forefront of bioinformatics, epidemiology and statistical genetics, contributing to the prediction, prevention and better understanding of disease causation. As Senior Bioinformatician, you will contribute to integrated analyses of different genomic, metabolomic, proteomic, biomarker, environmental and phenotype data for the China Kadoorie Biobank, one of the largest population datasets currently available.
To be considered for the role, you will have a good higher degree (PhD or equivalent experience) in a subject such as bioinformatics, statistical genetics or computer science. Additionally you will require knowledge of human genetics, metabolomics and/or proteomics and experience of developing computational methods for integrated analysis of multiple datasets. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal and a track record of relevant peer reviewed publications are also essential for his role.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Robin Walters (
The position is full-time and fixed-term for 3 years.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 26 January 2015.