Posted 19 July 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineData Science & AI
Contact NameLewis Besbeech

Job description

BioTalent is pleased to be working with a unique London based microbiome startup organisation who are applying their ground-breaking technology within the agriculture space.

Our client is backed by some exceptional venture capital investment, allowing them to advance to the next step of development and are looking to hire a Bioinformatician who has experience creating pipelines used for microbiome data analysis.

You will be responsible for:
A complete list of responsibilities is to be released within the next few days.
We have been instructed to engage with talented people who meet the below criteria early as this is an urgent hire for the business.
  • Creating pipelines to analyse microbiome datasets.
  • Championing plant-microbe interactions studies.
  • Python and R programming contributions.
  • Supporting the Bioinformatics and Data Science teams in their probiotic development work.
  • Microbiome engineering - IBD and pathogen predictions.
  • Adapting to the ever-changing startup initiatives and supporting wider business units.

You will bring the following:
  • PhD in a relevant scientific field (or equivalent experience) ideally with 1-2 years of post-doc/industry experience.
  • Experience creating pipelines to analyse microbiome data (profiling and/or metagenomics), including taxonomic classification.
  • Experience with Python and/or R programming.
  • Experience with 3rd generation sequencing (Nanopore or PacBio)
  • Experience with probiotic development work and/or microbiome engineering.
  • Desirable - Experience in the area of plat-microbe interactions.
  • Desirable - Experience with cloud computing and/or front-end development.  

If you would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity or to recommend a valued professional from your network, you can reach out using the contacts below. // +44 (0)2033438780

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