Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Postdoctoral Computational Biologist - Neurodegenerative Diseases


We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist experienced in computational biology to study the pathways mediating intra-neuronal transport of toxic aggregates in various neurodegenerative diseases. The incumbent will join the group of Dr. Nicolas Le Novère at the Babraham Institute, as part of a collaboration with three other European laboratories.
Our contribution is to reconstruct, characterize, and model relevant biochemical pathways, to integrate and analyse high-throughput data in collaboration with other partners, to integrate and analyse human post-mortem data develop data resources and to compare mouse and human pathways.
The ideal candidate will have an advanced knowledge of biochemical pathways, if possible involved in intra-neuronal transports. They will be at ease with computational methods, including database mining, bioinformatics analysis and mathematical modelling.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in a scientific or technological field, and prior knowledge of computational systems biology. Experience either with the main approaches used to model biochemical pathways, and familiarity with the main tools in the field, or experience in bioinformatics analysis of omics and clinical data are essential. In addition, the candidate must be an experienced Linux user.
Funding for this position is available for three years in the first instance.

Starting salary is £30,751 - £34,166 per annum depending on experience

Full details of the position can be found here.

On applying please quote reference NGD-NLN-CB
Closing date for completed applications is Sunday 11th March 2018.
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