Senior Research Scientist – New Target Bioinformatics

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Vacancy summary

Vacancy summary

Reference: 09088

Job Type: Contract

Date Posted: 24 May 2021

  • People centric organisation with a focus on excellence
  • Modern working environment
  • Global biotechnology company

A global biotechnology company who are a market leader in their therapeutic area are looking for a Senior Research Scientist – New Target Bioinformatics to join their team in Oxford.

As a key member of the team, you will use your analytical capabilities in support of generating clinical data within drug discovery for a dedicated business at the forefront of scientific innovation.

By collaborating cross-functionally with other data scientists and biologists, you will collect insights from clinical data analysis which will assist in developing future portfolios.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse multi-omic and NGS datasets whilst using bioinformatics and statistical tools
  • Enhance bioinformatic analytical tools and pipelines by collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Liaise with biologists and data scientists on experimental and analytical requirements within drug discovery


  • Educated to a Ph.D. level in data science, computational biology, statistics, bioinformatics or similar field
  • Experience within drug discovery in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment
  • Proven background in NGS & omics data integration including RNA-seq, chromatin accessibility and functional genomics readouts
  • Programming experience in Python and/or R
  • Great understanding of biological data analysis software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Park Street People Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation. We are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role.

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