Organisation data: Genes, Genomes & Variation
Job Number: EBI01970
Contract Type: Staff Member
Job Function: Technical Officer (gr. 4-6)
Advertised Grade-Grading: Grade 5 or 6 (starts at £2,809 or £3,143 per month after tax) + other paid benefits
Contract Duration-Is this renewable to 9 years?: No ends 31.07.2024
Contract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 2 years 3 months
Closing date: 24 February 2022
In the Variation team, we integrate and annotate large quantities of variation data from public archives and develop tools for data access, visualisation and variant interpretation. The Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor (VEP), which leverages a wide range of data to create detailed variant annotations, is our most popular product.
We seek a talented, highly motivated bioinformatics developer to help adapt and optimise our variation tools, pipelines and resources to utilise this new reference and make pangenome data available to the community.
Your primary responsibilities will include:
Experience to demonstrate your ability to:
At EMBL-EBI you can apply your talent and passion to accelerate science and tackle some of humankind's greatest challenges. EMBL-EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, is a worldwide leader in the storage, analysis and dissemination of large biological datasets. We provide the global research community with access to publicly available databases and tools which are crucial for the advancement of healthcare, food security, and biodiversity.
We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus, alongside other prominent research and biotech organisations, and surrounded by beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. This is a highly collaborative and inclusive community where our employees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. We are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential.
For more details please see our employee benefits page.