Section leader: Bioinformatics £63,981 plus benefits

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Thanks for your interest in the Section leader: Bioinformatics £63,981 plus benefits position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 13 open jobs by clicking here.


The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, a demonstrable record of collaborations leading to peer-reviewed publications and/or other scientific outputs and excellent scientific communication skills. With advanced understanding of statistical analyses and bioinformatic approaches and practical experience of using a high-performance computing cluster in conjunction with cloud-based services you will also have experience of successfully leading teams and developing staff, and experience of managing and delivering multi-stakeholder projects and successfully managing customer relationships.
Please click on the Job Description for more information about the role.
Closing date: 27th Feb 2019


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Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.


Our process requires that you apply through our careers site, where you will be asked to complete your application and answer some competency based questions. Applicants are assessed on whether they meet any mandatory requirements as well as the necessary skills and experience for the role score and then scored on their competency answers so please ensure you have read these thoroughly and allow sufficient time. You can view the competencies for this role in the job description.


In accordance with the Civil Service Commissioners’ Recruitment Principles our recruitment and selection processes are underpinned by the requirement of selection for appointment on the basis of merit by a fair and open competition. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact Andrew McGuigan, Resourcing Manager,, in the first instance. 


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