Research Associate- ESPRC i-sense2 Project - D168660R
 

Salary: £27,831 - £29,515 per annum (PhD Near Completion - Assistant Level)             
            £30,395 - £39,610 per annum (PhD Awarded - Associate Level) 

Closing date:  27 January 2019

We are looking for an experienced bioinformatician to take up a post developing novel computational approaches and software for the detection of antibiotic resistant microorganisms in patient diagnostic samples. You will join a multidisciplinary team of researchers working to develop the next generation of diagnostics for infectious diseases.
You will have or be near the completion of a PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, computing or closely related fields, and have a track record in bioinformatics with a strong background in molecular microbiology and computing.
You will have a broad knowledge of genomics and metagenomics with an understanding of the role of evolution in shaping protein function.
Strong programming and bioinformatics skills are required with a focus on data mining and Web application development, you will have a sound knowledge of computing and software architectures with experience in software development, ideally in Python or Java.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team is essential.
Informal enquiries too Professor A Wipat Anil.wipat@ncl.ac.uk

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.  

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices. 

http://ico2s.org
https://www.i-sense.org.uk/
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/

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Faculty/Services
Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering
Unit
Computing
Sub Unit
Computing
Staff Category
Research
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours of Work
Full Time
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
 
Salary: £27,831 - £29,515 per annum (PhD Near Completion - Assistant Level)             
            £30,395 - £39,610 per annum (PhD Awarded - Associate Level) 

Closing date:  27 January 2019

We are looking for an experienced bioinformatician to take up a post developing novel computational approaches and software for the detection of antibiotic resistant microorganisms in patient diagnostic samples. You will join a multidisciplinary team of researchers working to develop the next generation of diagnostics for infectious diseases.
You will have or be near the completion of a PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, computing or closely related fields, and have a track record in bioinformatics with a strong background in molecular microbiology and computing.
You will have a broad knowledge of genomics and metagenomics with an understanding of the role of evolution in shaping protein function.
Strong programming and bioinformatics skills are required with a focus on data mining and Web application development, you will have a sound knowledge of computing and software architectures with experience in software development, ideally in Python or Java.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team is essential.
Informal enquiries too Professor A Wipat Anil.wipat@ncl.ac.uk

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.  

Please be advised that due to the minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the community they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices. 

http://ico2s.org
https://www.i-sense.org.uk/
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/

click here for further details