Senior Scientist Computational Biology

Senior Scientist Computational Biology

Job Title: Senior Scientist Computational Biology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: HQ00117654_1579866365
Contact Name: Polina Turbina
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2020 11:46

Job Description

Senior Scientist Computational Biology

A fast-growing Cambridge based biotech specializing in the cell coding is currently looking for an experienced Senior Scientist Computational Biology. As a Sr Scientist you will be responsible for leading and executing various research programs for uncovering core transcription factor programs that define human cell types as well as leading a team of junior scientists and ensure the success of the project.


  • Working in the state of art stem cell reprogramming labs
  • Human Cell therapy
  • Leadership & career growth
  • Genomics
  • Opportunity to work within a fast-growing award-winning company

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing new research ideas with the scientific, business and leadership teams
  • Working collaboratively with experimental and computational biologists and leading projects
  • Delivering multidisciplinary research programs
  • Develop and maintain internal infrastructure
  • Providing scientific and technical expertise
  • Actively contributing to proposals, meetings, publications and business development

About you:

  • A team player and able to work under pressure
  • Enjoy tackling research challenges through critical thinking
  • Strong biological knowledge and interest.

Essential experience:

  • Experience analyzing large datasets, including NGS data
  • Proficiency in R and/or python
  • 4+ post doc experience and minimum 4 years doing primarily computational biology
  • Strong computational fundamentals including machine learning, algorithms, and data structures
  • Experience in version control
  • Experience in data analysis of programmed human pluripotent stem cells and/or products of mammalian cell genetic engineering (CRISPR, lentiviral vectors)
  • Knowledge of up-to-date molecular biology techniques, haematology and/or immunology

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in touch with Polina Turbina on 0203 3702 642 and send through a relevant CV to the advert link below.