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Bioinformatician, Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition (IMS274A)

The University of Aberdeen established the Centre for Genome Enabled Biology and Medicine (CGEBM) in 2013 to provide a focus for genomics activity across the University.  CGEBM provides strategic direction and coordinated management of the University’s genomics facilities and facilitates genomics enabled interdisciplinary research by provision of specialised expertise, infrastructure, training, a focal point for collaboration and information exchange and genomics services to the research community.

School/Section: Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition
Division: Institute of Medical Sciences
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £37,099 - £40,521
Ref No: IMS274A
Closing Date: 25-SEP-2023


Job Description

CGEBM provides next generation sequencing (NGS) capacity and bioinformatics as a platform for applied translational, clinical, biomedical, biological, archaeological, and bioengineering research. CGEBM is the primary service provider of NGS services at the University of Aberdeen in support of its research, teaching and learning, and business objectives. CGEBM helps to drive genome focused research forward by developing and exploiting modern genomic technologies to accelerate discovery of novel approaches to improve human health, the environment and agriculture.   

The Centre for Genome Enabled Biology and Medicine ( is seeking to recruit a full-time Bioinformatician to provide analytical support for next generation sequencing and other omics technologies. 

The post holder will be expected to work with the wider bioinformatics team to support all CGEBM activities, including teaching and training courses in bioinformatics as well as public engagement and other networking events.  Strong oral and written communication and project and time management skills are essential to the post.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 6 salary scale, £37,099 - £40,521 per annum, pro rata and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Elaina Collie-Duguid, Manager of the Centre for Genome Enabled Biology and Medicine (

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK.

To apply online for this position visit

Job Reference Number:  IMS274A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 25 September 2023


The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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