Post-doctoral Research Assistant in Bioinformatics/Genetic Statistics at St George’s, University of London

Fixed Term for 3 years from February 2022 to January 2025

Interview Date: Wednesday 10 November 2021

We are looking to appoint an exceptional person to join the Inherited Cardiac Conditions research team at St George’s to deliver an exciting and innovative research project funded by The British Heart Foundation: ‘The Genomic basis of Unexplained Cardiac Arrest: The GenUCA Investigators’ in collaboration with the Dutch Heart Foundation and the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). The successful candidate will perform in-depth genetic analyses to uncover inheritable risk factors for cardiac arrest. We expect to identify new and improved ways to prevent sudden death in patients and their relatives.

The applicant will have access to whole genome sequencing data from a unique international patient cohort and population controls.

Key attributes of the successful applicant include:

  • A PhD or MSc with a human genomics data analysis focus
  • Experience in statistical analysis and interpretation of large-scale data especially NGS.
  • Proven track record in a relevant subject (e.g. Bioinformatics/Computational biology/Computer Sciences/Human Genomics/Genetic Statistics)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-reliant with a high degree of self-motivation but can work in a multi-disciplinary research team
  • Good organizational skills with high level of attention to detail, self-organisation and timeliness

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Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London.

Closing date:  21 October 2021

Interview date:   10 November 2021               

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