Statistician - Research Associate
Salary £28,695 - £37,394
We are seeking a statistician to work on studies of the genetics of breast cancer. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team based within the Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology at Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, a leading centre in the genetic epidemiology of cancer. A particular focus of the work will be the Oncoarray project, 500k marker array that has been genotyped on more than 100,000 women within the Breast Cancer Association Consortium. The post holder will, however, also have the opportunity to be involved in other projects, including sequence analysis, and methodological development.
Applicants should have an MSc or PhD in statistics epidemiology or genetic epidemiology or equivalent experience. Experience with methods in statistical genetics, and working in a Unix/Linux environment would be a strong advantage. Knowledge of bioinformatics tools, programming in R and/or a high-level language would also be desirable.
Limit of Tenure: 30 September 2018 in the first instance
Location: Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN
Informal enquiries can be made by email to Ms Pat Hamilton (email [log in to unmask])
Closing date: 4th December 2014
Interview Date: w/c 8th December 2014
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