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Job Offer: Research Fellow - Bioinformatician:

Job description:

Job location: London
income: £35,965 to £43,470
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Published in: 21st November 2019
Closing date: 10th January 2020
Reference: 1844648



The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The income range will be £35,965 - £43,470 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
We are pursuing a highly motivated post-doctoral bioinformatician with skills in analysis of genomic and transcriptomic data to join an exciting project hosted by the Division of Infection and Immunity at UCL and funded by a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award to Professor Mahdad Noursadeghi, with the aim of identifying the mechanisms by which genetically encoded differences in immune responses influence the outcome of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
This post combines innovative molecular and system level assessments of in vivo human immune responses in Tuberculosisusing genomic data sets, bulk tissue transcriptomics, single cell sequencing and T cell receptor sequencing/repertoire analysis.
The post holder will benefit from a critical mass of skills in immunology, pathogen biology and bioinformatics at UCL and through collaborators at the University of Oxford and the Roslin Institute. Individuals aiming for subsequent fellowship applications will be actively supported and encouraged.
The post is available for 3 years in the first instance.
candidates should have a PhD in a significant subject. The prosperous candidate must have practice of computational data analysis and practice of bioinformatic and statistical analysis of genomic and transcriptomic data. practice of immunology and host-pathogen interaction research and of tuberculosis research are desirable requirements for this post.
Note: Appointment at grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD: if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research adjunct Grade 6B (£31,479 - £33,194 per annum), with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD Thesis.
UCL vacancy reference: 1844648
candidates should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ?Apply' button above.
Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Mahdad Noursadeghi at
For enquiries about the application process, please email Isabel Lubeiro at
Closing Date: 10 January 2020
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview Date: TBC
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