Computational Biology Specialist

George Murphy geo.murphy at
Mon Jul 23 05:43:59 EST 2001

Applications are invited for a Computational Molecular Biology Specialist in the 
Computational Biology Support Department at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, 
England. The main activity of the postholder will be to provide training in the 
use of computational molecular biology software together with help and advice to 
end-users. They will also update and maintain in-house databases of DNA and 
protein sequences and assist in the development of relational databases of data 
from research areas such as proteomics, metabolomics and transcriptome analysis.
Applicants should have a degree in biological sciences and considerable 
experience in relevant areas of bioinformatics or a degree in bioinformatics or 
computational biology and an interest in applying their skills to advance 
biological knowledge. In-depth knowledge of computational biology software and 
the ability to teach its use is essential. Familiarity with unix operating 
systems is highly desirable as is practical experience with Perl scripting, C 
programming and SQL.
Salary on appointment will be within the range 23,000 to 32,200 pounds sterling per annum depending on qualifications and experience. Staff have the opportunity to join a non-contributory superannuation scheme. 
For an application form and further particulars write to the Personnel Officer, 
John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7UH, or 
E-mail us at JICPERS at BBSRC.AC.UK quoting reference number 09 82. 
Further detailed information can be obtained from geo.murphy at

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