Research Fellow in Computational Biology


College of Organic Sciences

Location:  Highfield Campus
Wage:   £42,978 every year
Full Time Mounted Time period for five years
Closing Date:  Monday 23 October 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2448923BJ

Analysis fellow in Computational Biology.

A postdoctoral place is offered within the Knowledge-driven biology group of Dr. Owen Rackham on the College of Southampton. The Rackham lab focuses on analysing transcriptomic and epigenetic knowledge with the intention to perceive cell destiny management throughout improvement, differentiation and illness. We’re in search of a extremely motivated candidate with experience in computational strategies utilized to organic issues. The profitable applicant will work in a dynamic, collaborative surroundings on creating and making use of computational approaches to research cell destiny selections.

The chosen candidate might be intently concerned within the improvement and route of this challenge, permitting them to align their very own pursuits with these of the group. The Rackham lab has a powerful observe report within the improvement and deployment of high-impact analysis, publishing in well-respected journals, spinning-out corporations and dealing internationally. Our group strives to supply an thrilling and supportive work surroundings wherein early profession scientists can develop.

This analysis examine will concentrate on the way to exploit massive volumes of single-cell RNA sequencing with the intention to predictably management the operate of human cells. This challenge will contain the curation and deployment of huge organic datasets, improvement of latest computational instruments and shut collaboration with wet-lab scientists. It’s an thrilling time in cell biology as each the amount of knowledge and the maturity of A.I. have opened the chance for brand spanking new instruments and applied sciences. The applicant ought to have experience in computational biology and curiosity for fixing complicated organic questions via the appliance of algorithms.

Southampton is among the greatest locations within the UK for organic and biomedical instructing and analysis. 

The work will happen on the predominant College campus, in Constructing 85, which was lately constructed (2008; £47M) to accommodate Organic Sciences researchers and people who conduct multidisciplinary analysis in any side of life sciences, in addition to Southampton Basic Hospital. The situation of Southampton makes it the right gateway to the south coast of England, providing entry to metropolis residing and each the coast and countryside. It’s a pleasant place to dwell and work!

For added info/casual enquiries earlier than submitting your utility, contact Owen Rackham, [email protected] .

Please embrace a overlaying letter outlining your expertise and causes for making use of for the position and a full CV in your utility.

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