Life Science Informatics Manager

Job Reference : S&E-14311
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date (DD-MM-YYYY) : 27/08/2019
Salary : £40,792 to £50,132 per annum depending on relevant experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
Division : Information Management
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : Starting as soon as possible for 2 years

A position is available for an outstanding and ambitious Life Science Informatics Manager to undertake project and product management, develop training offerings, build collaborations and help guide the strategic direction for software-based systems and services of relevance to the life sciences as part of the eScience Lab team ( at the School of Computer Science.

Do you have a background in life sciences (preferably bioinformatics, systems biology, synthetic biology or another interdisciplinary life science)? Are you interested in using that knowledge more broadly? We’re looking for someone with a background in life sciences to facilitate our work in generating software for managing life-science data. You will work with a team of expert software engineers, it will be your task to translate community needs into requirements for the software, and then to promote the software in the community and train researchers in its usage. You will partner closely with groups in Europe and the US and work closely with a number of ongoing EU and national projects.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Shoaib Sufi
Technical support:
Tel: 0161 850 2004
General enquiries:
Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
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