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Data Analysts/ Computational Biologist/Computer Scientists/Epidemiologists

Project: Global genomic surveillance of endemic and epidemic infectious diseases

Salary: £26,156 to £54,394pa dependent on experience. Fixed term initially for 2-years

The Wellcome Sanger Institute has a number of job opportunities which cross the fields of data analysis, computer science and epidemiology with the aim of analysing and integrating genetic data with a range of epidemiological data to generate information that can support and improve public health decision making.

You will join an integrated team of experts passionate about discovering the information hidden in large and complex dataset. We help public health agencies around the world to take data-driven decisions to manage infectious diseases such as Covid-19 and Malaria.

To continue to support the control of the current COVID pandemic, our leading work in Malaria and other international genetic surveillance projects, we need to grow our analytical and computational team and therefore we are looking at welcoming new motivated members with a solid computational background, analytical qualities, critical thinking and problem solving skills

If you thrive working as part of a team, want to grow in the space of data science, and have an aptitude in two or more of these areas then we would really welcome your application.

  • computer science, or equivalent experience, with advanced coding skills
  • analysis of genomic data to answer precise biological and translational questions
  • statistics and data analysis of large and heterogeneous datasets 

And ideally:

  • familiarity with bioinformatics tools and methods
  • basic understanding of the principles of population genetics and/or epidemiology
  • experience with the use of machine learning to answer scientific questions
  • successful in producing scientific outputs

These roles will be based at the Wellcome Sanger Institute although are expected to start remotely at first. We welcome application from those looking for full-time and part-time work and can also offer a number of flexible working patterns.

Grade: Various Salary per annum: 26,156 to 54,394 Full Time or Part Time: Full Time/ Part Time Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract Length: 2-years Reference:83918