Job offer in london Data Analyst at King’s College London

Grade 7 £40,523 and £48,327 plus £2,623 London Allowance per annum.

This is a fixed-term position for 3 years.

The MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders is inviting applications for a Data Analyst to support the research efforts of the Centre. The position, funded by the Medical Research Council, would ideally start early 2017. 

The new MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at King’s College London opened in November 2016 and is directed by Professor Oscar Marín. The Centre brings together world leading researchers across King’s College London with the mission to identify the biological mechanisms underlying developmental brain disorders, and to translate this knowledge into clinical advances (

We are looking to recruit an expert in bioinformatics and statistics as a central resource to assist researchers in the Centre with the analysis, visualisation, interpretation, and maintenance of quantitative data derived from their scientific projects. In addition to using standard analysis approaches, the role holder will be expected to keep up to date with the most current bioinformatics techniques, and develop customised analysis pipelines for the diverse needs of the Centre.

Essential Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in bioinformatics, systems biology, mathematics, physics, engineering, or computer science.
  • Experience in bioinformatics and/or statistical analysis of complex data sets.
  • Advanced knowledge of one or all of the following computer languages: R, Matlab, Python, C++
  • Be willing to work as part of a collaborative interdisciplinary team and provide training to members of the Centre
  • Ability to adapt to diverse types of quantitative data according to needs of the research groups in the Centre

Highly desirable:

Experience in analysis of “omic” data
Ability to handle single-cell RNAseq data
Ability to develop new analysis methods

At King’s, we are deeply committed to making the university an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work and study. We encourage and welcome applications from across the community and all appointments are made solely on merit.

The selection process will be a presentation and panel interview

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Prof. Oscar Marin including the reference ‘Data Analyst’ in the subject line. 

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 18th June 2017.