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New analyst position in the Bioinformatics Core

The Sheffield Bioinformatics Core will be launching October 2017. A new analyst position has opened up within the Core. This position is suitable for anyone with experience helping others with statistical or computational methods used in the biomedical sciences. As a member of the bioinformatics core team, you will provide a comprehensive portfolio of infrastructure, data analysis, training and development. This is a unique opportunity for you to participate in world-class research while applying best practice and developing new analytical skills and building on your existing expertise. You will be working directly with researchers primarily in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, on projects ranging from interpretation of disease transcriptomics and genome sequences in humans and model organisms.… Full post
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PhD position available

A PhD position is available with Dr Lucy Crooks at Sheffield Hallam in the Department of Biosciences and Chemistry. This is a bioinformatics project developing and applying methods for filtering genetic variants found by exome sequencing. It will use existing data from the UK10K project and publicly available gene expression data to investigate the genetic causes of schizophrenia. The results should be of broad interest and applicable to the NHS 100,000 genomes project. You should have a strong interest in genetics and at least a 2.1 Honours degree in either a biological subject with a maths or statistics component, physics, or computer science.… Full post
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12 months post-doc position is available

Summary The Animal and Plant Sciences is one of the leading research departments for whole-organism biology in the UK. The department research projects in locations from the Polar Regions to the tropics, at scales from within cells up to entire ecosystems. Through our research we aim both to understand the fundamental processes that drive biological systems and solve pressing environmental problems. The Bioinformatics Hub is a new establishment aiming to develop novel computational tools and carry bio statistical analyses. Dr. Elhaik’s lab has a diverse range of activities from Molecular Evolution to Paleo genomics (see   You will take part in the most exciting research in population genetics – understanding the story of humans.… Full post
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Bringing prehistoric Europe back to life using Iron Age DNA

A PhD position is now open!!!… Full post
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Previous vacancies

A list of previous Bioinformatics Hub vacancies is provided for reference. Applications for these vacancies are no longer being accepted.… Full post
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