Barts Cancer Institute
Centre for Molecular Oncology
United Kingdom London


Applications are sought for a Bioinformatician/Data Manager to develop, maintain, enhance and expand the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Tissue Bank’s (PCRFTB) unique integrative bioinformatics portal and related data management system. The successful candidate will also be responsible for pancreas cancer data curation and release cycles of this platform. The post will be based in the Bioinformatics Unit, Centre of Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.


Essential requirements for this post include a PhD in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology or a related discipline, experience in molecular biology or pancreas cancer research, and significant experience in the use of relational databases. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team and maintain good laboratory records are also essential. The successful applicant needs to be proficient in the analysis and management of high throughput data, including microarrays and next-generation sequencing. A working experience in using the BioMart technology is also desirable.

Programmatically this post requires expertise in relational database management systems, particularly in MySQL, and a scripting language, such as Perl or Python. Experience of additional languages, such as Java or C, is highly desirable. Familiarity with Linux network/server administration and web application development technologies would also be an advantage.

The post is full time until December 2020, in the first instance. Starting salary will be in the range £36,677 - £43,152 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Start date

As soon as possible

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Claude Chelala