Research Associate (Genetic Statistician/Bioinformaticion - Stroke Genetics) - University of Cambridge

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Closing Date
23 Jun 2019
£32,236 to £39,609 per annum
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge
Fixed term until 1 April 2022 in the first instance

We're looking for a genetic statistician who will play a key role in leading the statistical genetics part of our Internationally leading stroke genetics programme. The Cambridge Stroke Research Group has an international reputation in stroke genetics, having played a central role in the major advances which have been made over the last 10 years. We have access to an unrivalled amount of data including both GWAS in polygenic stroke, and WGS in monogenic stroke, both locally and via our extensive International Collaborations. 

We are looking for a post-doc who will not only support and help develop our ongoing programme, but develop their own research areas, as well as play an important role in supervising PhD students, Research Associates, and Clinical Fellows working on projects in stroke genetics. There are exceptional facilities on the Biomedical campus at Cambridge, with other world leading groups to interact and collaborate with.

Further details from Professor Hugh Markus

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 1 April 2022 in the first instance.

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