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Head of Bioinformatics – Genomics

Newton Colmore is working with a biotech company in Cambridge, and we are assisting them with their search for their head of bioinformatics.

In this exciting new role, you will be leading the development of 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, biologists, chemists, and software engineers as a part of a multidisciplinary team within a company that are aiming to provide a significant scientific advancement with their technology.

As the head of the team, you will be providing both technical and people leadership coupled with leading the strategy for both department growth and the evolution of the technology you will be working on. The team will incorporate data science, bioinformatics, and AI functions and so it is important you have experience within all three of these areas.

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 and reporting directly to the director of the division.

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.

We are looking for a candidate who has previously led bioinformatics projects and has strong coding skills with python, ideally within a machine learning and biotech setting. Ideally the candidate would have prior knowledge of genomics and next generation sequencing.

For more information, make an application now and a member of our team at Newton Colmore will be in touch with more detail, including who we are working with and what they are working on.

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Employment Type
Beginning of employment
By Arrangement
Duration of employment
Job Location
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Date posted
3rd November 2023
Valid through
6th February 2024
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Apply below or email directly: matthew.lowdon@newtoncolmore.com

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