• EMBL
  • United Kingdom
  • Mar 25, 2021
Science Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Ensembl is a leading genome informatics resource, one of the most highly used by scientists across the world. We seek a talented, highly motivated bioinformatician to contribute to our variation and phenotype resources.

In the Ensembl Variation team, we integrate and annotate large quantities of variation and phenotype association data from public archives and develop tools for data access, visualisation and variant interpretation. The Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor (VEP), which leverages a wide range of Ensembl data to create detailed variant annotations, is our most popular product. Improvements in sequencing technology and the development of novel techniques are generating new data types and ever larger datasets. These data need efficient management and intuitive presentation in order for their full scientific potential, including improving our understanding of genetic disease, evolution and population genetics, to be reached. We collaborate with clinical research scientists, genomics researchers and standard setting authorities to define our services.  

Your primary responsibilities will include:

EMBL-EBI is a worldwide leader in bioinformatics. We encourage personal and professional development and are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their potential at work

Surrounded by beautiful South Cambridgeshire countryside, our state-of-the-art Campus provides employees with a relaxed atmosphere where the pursuit of scientific discovery and meaningful work, underpin every role. In addition, our employees have access to a wide range of benefits including:

This position is a 3 year contract, renewable to a maximum of 9 years.

To apply please submit a covering letter and CV through our online system. 

At EMBL-EBI, we strongly believe that inclusive and diverse teams benefit from higher levels of innovation and creative thought. We encourage applications from women, LGBTQ and individuals from all nationalities. Visa exemptions will be offered to international candidates and details will be discussed during interview.

This role is based in Hinxton, UK and you will be required to relocate once it is safe to do so if you are currently based abroad. More info on how we are recruiting in this period is available on our page: Recruitment and Onboarding during Covid19.