Paramount Recruitment

Senior Computational/Systems Biologist

2 days left

Location
Homeworking
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 Feb 2021
Closes
09 Mar 2021
Ref
CBSYSBIO
Contact
Emilie Francis
Discipline
R & D , Bioinformatics
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Senior Computational Systems Biologist

Due to great commercial success, one of the UK's most exciting start-up companies is expanding their drug discovery function, and actively seeking a talented Senior Computational Systems Biologist to join their thriving team. Located in the heart of Cambridge, this award-winning business specialises in identifying and repurposing existing drugs so that they may be used as new treatment options for a host of rare diseases. This work has already had enormous impact on patients who had, until this time, incredibly limited treatment options available.

Working in a multi-disciplinary team with experts across a range of disciplines including Pharmacology, Bioinformatics, Data Science, Biocuration and Engineering, this is a rare opportunity where you will be able to see the impact of your work first hand.

As Senior Computational Systems Biologist, projects you may work on could include:

*Applying drug and disease matching algorithms to find novel drug repurposing opportunities for preclinical testing
*Elucidating drug and disease mechanisms of action from Omics and other data sources to assist pharmacologists in establishing an understanding of why a drug may treat a disease
*Optimising the company's drug repurposing workflows by investigating new ways of performing drug matching

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

*A PhD in Computational Biology, Systems Biology, Bioinformatics or similar
*Experience or knowledge of drug discovery and disease biology would be beneficial
*A proven track record of applying pathway and network analysis methods to investigate mechanisms of disease
*An expert in the analysis of -omics data from a variety of sources
*An excellent command of statistical programming languages such as R and Python
*Accomplished user of medical and biological databases to seek insight into mechanisms of disease

This is a fantastic position that would be well-suited to a curious, talented Computational/Systems Biologist, who is keen to see the real-world impact of their work. This opportunity is based in a modern, accessible office in the centre of Cambridge They company offers exciting projects, and a flexible work environment that encourages a good work-life balance. For more information, please send your CV to Emilie Francis at efrancis@pararecruit.com.

Key words: Systems Biology, Network Biology, Drug Discovery, Computational Biology, Data Integration, Cambridge, Bioinformatics, Rare Diseases.

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