Research Associate

Recruiter
Dr James Flanagan
Location
Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Du Cane Road W12 0NN
Salary
£37,904 - £40,994 inclusive per annum
Posted
26 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Ref
MED00768
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral Research Associate to join the Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre (OCARC) in the Division of Cancer at Imperial (Hammersmith Campus). The OCARC was established with core funding from the charity Ovarian Cancer Action and comprises over 70 researchers from Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College London. The post holder will take a lead role in newly funded multi-disciplinary programmes of research funded by OCA on ovarian cancer

The successful applicant will use whole genome bisulphite sequencing and target capture bisulphite sequencing to discover and validate novel DNA methylation biomarkers of cancer risk and risk exposures and to develop a risk model for ovarian cancer. Applicants must demonstrate experience of laboratory skills related to next generation sequencing, molecular epidemiology, bioinformatics and genomics and be familiar with statistical programming in R. Experience with analysis of sequencing datasets and using high performance computing environments would be beneficial.