Job Category:
Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology / Forensics / Medical Devices
Job Type:
South East
South East
Salary Description:
Attractive, negotiable salary + Benefits
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Bioinformatician – Proteomic and Immunopeptidomic Data Analysis

Ref: 20174


Our client is a well-funded, early stage biotech, which has identified novel tumour-specific antigens derived from reactivated endogenous retroviral sequences. The company is using this discovery to enable the development of a range of pharmaceutical products including vaccines, biologics and cell therapies. Importantly, these pharmaceuticals are non-personalised and thus able to broadly impact the needs of oncology patients.


As part of their ongoing expansion, applications are invited for a Bioinformatics Scientist. This is an exciting opportunity to join a research programme that aims to support efforts to acquire and interrogate immunopeptidomic data from primary human tissue in order to discover, validate and quantify novel cancer-specific (neo) antigens. You will oversee the processing and analysis of proteomic and immunopeptidome datasets generated using LC-MS/MS platforms. You will be responsible for advanced MS data analysis using existing software packages and through the development of novel algorithms.


You will have a PhD in proteomics/bioinformatics or a related subject and have an interest in the developing field of immuno-oncology. You will also have a working knowledge of proteomics methods and the ability to work with MS-based proteogenomics data.



  • Experience of software development in a life sciences commercial/academic environment
  • Knowledge of Rand or Python scripting languages
  • Knowledge of proteomic data analysis


In addition to the above, the following skills/experiences are desirable:-

  • Experience with version control systems eg. Bitbucket
  • Practical knowledge of workflow management eg. Snakemake, Nextflow
  • Experience of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment

Selection criteria:-

  • The ability to communicate results clearly and effectively and to discuss scientific ideas within the work environment
  • An active interest in supporting scientific research
  • The ability to work on several projects in parallel
  • Excellent record keeping and precision driven work approach
  • The ability to work in a team


Based South East

Attractive, negotiable salary + Benefits

 For more science jobs, go to

Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Andy Cuthbert

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.

This website uses cookies. Read our cookie policy for more information. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.