Computational Biologist


• Develop and apply computational approaches to translate human genetic evidence to inform target selection and validation decisions across a range of disease areas.
• Participate in cross-functional project teams with GSK scientists and external collaborators.
• Find creative solutions and work with agility to address challenging scientific questions.
• Contribute to the developing science of drug target identification and validation, providing scientific expertise within Human Genetics and across the Research organisation.


• PhD or equivalent experience in computational biology, bioinformatics or biomedical/biological sciences.
• Experience working with genetic and/or genomic data.
• Strong coding skills in R and/or Python, and a good working knowledge of common bioinformatics databases, resources and tools.
• Sound understanding of statistics and biological concepts, coupled with data science skills to collect, integrate, mine and analyse complex biological data and translate them into testable hypotheses.
• Demonstrated skills working in teams to find creative ways to address scientific questions.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills for working with multidisciplinary teams

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Laura Mckendry