Lecturer in Bioinformatics
School/Department School of Water, Energy and Environment
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £45,751 to £50,798 per annum with potential progression to £63,059 per annum
Apply by 03/01/2023
About the Role
As Lecturer in Bioinformatics, you will have responsibility for managing module(s), short course(s) and will have to teach to a high standard. You will be expected to play a proactive role in enhancing the academic reputation of the University through nationally-recognised teaching, research and consultancy. You will also be leading and/or assist in delivery towards national and international research projects, and able to contribute high-impact publications in support of the Research Excellence Framework assessment process.
You will be educated to doctoral level in bioinformatics or computational biology, with a proven teaching and research experience within bioinformatics and/or computer science. You should be able to comprehensively explain programming concepts (Using Python, Java and/or R) in a postgraduate teaching environment. You are also expected to have a technical experience and deep understanding of advanced statistics and machine learning methodologies as well as track record in publishing in the research literature
As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
The Bioinformatics Group at Cranfield is an entirely computed-based group with research focusing on the development and application of computational methods to unravel the complexity of biological systems. We run and administer our in-house high-performance-computing facility for NGS data analysis, including de-novo assembly, RNA-Seq, functional genomics and genotyping. We also have a long track record in data science and machine learning. We work closely with colleagues in bioscience and Agrifood, applying our expertise in bioinformatics to help solve a range of biological challenges in partnership with our clients. Learn more about the Bioinformatics Group’s activities.
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Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.
We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families. Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here.
Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients and partners.