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Research Associate – bioinformatics analysis in mitochondrial disease

Closing date – 1 December 2019

Applications are invited for a Research Associate Post in Professor Patrick Chinnery’s and Dr. Rita Horvath’s Group on bioinformatics analysis in mitochondrial disease and other inherited neurological diseases.

The mitochondrial genomics group (Professor Patrick Chinnery and Dr. Rita Horvath) is seeking a talented research associate in computational biology to join a team of clinical and laboratory scientists who are studying the role of genetic variation and differences in gene expression in in rare inherited neurological diseases, including mitochondrial disorders. The post-holder will play a pivotal role co-ordinating and analysing new data as part of the 100,000 genomes project and the MRC International Centre in Neuromuscular diseases. Both are landmark projects focussed on new disease gene discovery to underpin precision medicine.

The post holder will work closely with other bioinformaticians, laboratory and clinical scientists in the teams and the collaborations in the University, Wellcome Sanger Institute and The European Bioinformatics Institute.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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