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Cambridge, England,
Company: Life Sciences Recruitment
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published 1 week ago

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An opportunity with a small and dynamic organisation who is developing and manufacturing innovative diagnostic tools and assays that enable the detection, diagnosis and monitoring of gastrointestinal diseases.

Responsibilities include:

  • undertake an active role in the analysis and modelling of both publicly available (e.g. online or UK Biobank) and local NGS datasets
  • development of bioinformatics pipelines, building multivariate risk scores, and assessing potential causal relationships
  • carry out analysis of study results in collaboration with a biostatistician and design the core algorithm of our diagnostic test product
  • create and establish robust data processing pipelines and other tools and methods to enable the analysis of DNA sequence and methylation data for R&D projects, clinical studies and, ultimately, clinical grade assays


  • A PhD in Bioinformatics, statistical genetics or related field. Previous demonstrable experience of analysing next-generation sequencing data and methylome data.
  • Experience in scientific programming, in particular python and/or R.
  • Demonstrable ability in method development in the high throughput sequencing analysis space.
  • Demonstrable experience in conducting high-quality independent research with proven ability to write up scientific findings in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Previous post-doctoral or industry experience in applied DNA sequence analysis or directly comparable field including analysis of DNA methylation by sequencing.
  • Previous experience developing diagnostics products in the genomics industry.
  • Experience of DNA sequence analysis specifically in cancer.

To find out more, contact Patricia Sousa ([email protected]) or apply today.

At Life Sciences Recruitment Ltd (LSR), we are a Global Life Science recruitment firm that specialises in partnering with start-ups, fast-growing biotechs and pharmaceutical organisations.

Founded in 2021, we recognised the need for a company with the insights, knowledge and credibility of a search firm but offering a contingent service.

As one of the most competitive and fast-paced industries globally, succeeding and growing in the life sciences business requires a combination of creativity, technical expertise, and business savvy. At LSR, to find the best talent for your organisation, our dynamic recruitment consultants tap into our unparalleled network of contacts and apply a quality-based approach to a contingent search model tailored to your needs. We provide the most sought after candidates to fit your requirements ranging from temporary placement to Fortune 500 companies!

LSR is a privately owned and independent recruitment company focused on the Life Sciences industry. We are a subsidiary of Morgan Prestwich (MP), Europe's leading boutique Life Sciences executive search and advisory firm.

Contact us today to learn more about our recruitment services!

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