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Bioinformatician – AlphaFold

Newton Colmore is working with a drug discovery company in Cambridge, and we are assisting them with their search for a bioinformatician to join their research team. Because we are searching for a bioinformatician with highly specific skills, the role is open on seniority, and we are considering scientists that have recently finished a PhD, all the way to principal level.

In this exciting new role, you will be developing complex bioinformatic algorithms, databases and tools that will have a direct effect on the company’s future research and development programmes. You will be working alongside data engineers and data analysts as a part of a multidisciplinary team, reporting directly to the director of bioinformatics.

As a bioinformatician in this team, you will be working on your own projects, and taking charge of them from start to finish. The first project you will be undertaking is of vital importance to the client with high visibility across the company. This will include using machine learning and deep learning algorithms on the PDB and AlphaFold databases.

This is a great opportunity to join a company and make a real difference with your knowledge and experience, leading bioinformatics projects from day one.

We are looking for scientists who have developed code in Python coupled with experience in bioinformatics. This will be complemented by previous experience of either the PDB or AlphaFold databases.

This company are working on products that will aim to save and improve people’s lives and they need scientists who share that passion to join their team.

The client is offering competitive salaries tailored to your expectations as well as a comprehensive benefits package that includes share options and discretionary bonuses.

For more information, make an application now and a member of our team at Newton Colmore will be in touch with more detail.

Newton Colmore is a highly specialist recruitment consultancy that offers tailored solutions to the biotech, drug discovery, and medical devices markets across the US and the UK.


Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
Cambridge, UK
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Date posted
28th July 2023
Valid through
30th October 2023
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Apply below or email directly: matthew.lowdon@newtoncolmore.com

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