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Research Associate - Bioinformatics (Fixed Term)

A position is now available for a highly motivated Research Associate specialising in Bioinformatics to join the research group of Dr. Ana Cvejic at the University of Cambridge, Department of Haematology. The group is currently located the Sanger Institute.

The successful candidate will use novel computational methods to analyse single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) data and to generate a comprehensive atlas of single cell gene expression in human and zebrafish blood cells. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Bioinformatics or in a related quantitative field (e.g. Mathematics, Physics). The post-holder will be passionate about science, hardworking, and excited to learn and improve skills in an outstanding research environment.

The position is funded by Cancer Research UK. It will be based initially at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Genome Campus in Hinxton, south of Cambridge and then at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Peter Fanning is responsible for the recruitment for this post and can be contacted at

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date is 29th July 2018, with the interviews to be held week commencing 6th August 2018.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RB16017 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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