Cancer Research UK
Location: Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge or Francis Crick Institute, London.
Contract: Permanent and full time. Open to flexible working requests.
Salary: £30,000 – £45,000 (flexibility depending on experience)
Closing date: 31st March 2021. We will be reviewing and shortlisting candidates on application. Please do not delay your application to avoid disappointment.
For more detailed information about the role and Cancer Research can be found in the candidate pack.
Are you passionate about data and looking for the opportunity to work closely with subject matter experts in the scientific space to solve data challenges? This could be the perfect opportunity to utilise your expertise in a cause driven environment helping Cancer Research to beat cancer sooner.
Cancer Research UK’s Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories (CRUK-TDL) is the in-house CRUK drug discovery unit, with a principal focus on establishing and prosecuting biologically-themed multi-project alliances with commercial partners. Based at the Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, and the Francis Crick, London, TDL comprises over 80 staff from both industrial and academic backgrounds.
We are looking for someone with a background in drug discovery and an interest in data analysis and management to join our Informatics Team, supporting multiple aspects of the drug-discovery project life cycle. As an Informatics Scientist you will be working directly with our scientists to support data management processes across all stages of the drug discovery process. Previous experience as an informatician is not required as on the job training will be provided where required, however a familiarity with scientific data and informatics processes is essential.
What will I be doing?
What skills do I need?
This is a unique opportunity to be part of a growing team helping to progress data-driven drug discovery and contribute directly to patient benefit. The ideal candidates will have; excellent communication skills; a collaborative mentality with the ability and confidence to work independently where required; and a commitment to continued development.
What will I gain?