The Roslin Institute is the major UK centre for research on farm animal
genetics and has extensive genome research programmes.
INFORMATICS FOR ANIMAL GENOME ANALYSIS
The Institute's Bioinformatics Group develops databases and applications
for use within the Institute and by the wider international genome
community (see http://www.ri.bbsrc.ac.uk/bioinformatics/). Expansion of
the Institute's genome research means that we have openings for computing
scientists to join the group.
Applicants with a background in computing are encouraged to apply.
Candidates with bio-science backgrounds with a proven ability to develop
computing solutions will also be considered. Bioinformatics experience
would be an advantage, but is not essential.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in database and
Internet/Intranet based development particularly LIMS or high throughput
genomic analysis systems. Skills and working knowledge of Java, XML,
CORBA, Perl, CGI or RDBMS are desirable.
Starting salary from circa #15,000 to #22,000 per annum, depending on
qualifications and experience.
The positions are available immediately. Informal enquiries are welcome.
Please contact Dr Andy Law, Tel 0131-527-4200, e-mail:
Andy.Law at bbsrc.ac.uk
Benefits include 25 annual leave days and a non-contributory pension scheme.
Application forms can be obtained from The Personnel Office, Roslin
Institute, Roslin, EH25 9PS. Tel. 0131-527-4481. Please quote Ref no. RI
Closing date for applications 19 May 2000.
Interviews to be held week beginning 5 June 2000.
The Roslin Institute is an Equal Opportunities Employee
Dr. Andy Law
(Andy.Law at bbsrc.ac.uk - Head of Bioinformatics - Roslin Institute)