Bioinformatician post at the School of Medicine. Informal enquiries to Silvia (

An exciting opportunity for a Bioinformatician is available at the School of Medicine at St Andrews University.

You will join a dynamic and multidisciplinary community and will play a key role in providing specialist support to diverse projects across different research areas. You will contribute to the development of a next generation sequence analysis service to analyse and interpret data from deep sequencing projects. Alongside provision of high quality support, a significant contribution is expected towards the expansion of the service in scope and staffing by increasing the number of users and attracting external funding.

You will have a degree in bio-computing, preferably to PhD level with significant experience in bioinformatics. Advanced scripting and experience in the analysis of genome scale biological datasets, particularly high throughput sequencing data are required. We also envisage a role in the installation/maintenance of bioinformatics applications and provision of advice/training to users. Good communications and management skills together with a clear vision of the advances and progress in the field are essential.

The post will be available immediately for three years in first instance and will be based at the School of Medicine.