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Senior Bioinformatician (Fixed Term)

  • Closing date 6 Dec 2021
  • Type Full-time
  • Duration Contract

Why Mogrify?

At Mogrify, you’ll be joining a passionate and innovative team of world experts whose mission is to transform the future development of cell therapies, as well as pioneer an entirely new class of in vivo reprogramming therapies using our proprietary suite of computational platforms to direct cellular reprogramming (Rackham et al., Nature Genetics, 2016) and the maintenance of cell identity (Kamaraj et al., Cell Systems, 2020). Working in a highly dynamic and collaborative environment, you will help to address the challenges associated with efficacy, safety and scalability in the development and manufacture of new cell therapies, making a difference to your colleagues, collaborators and to the patients we serve.

We believe that success is a journey undertaken by aligned individuals who respect and enjoy each other, an ethos that since its inception has enabled Mogrify to redefine what is possible for a newly formed biotech. To date, we have raised over $37 million USD funding, established a team with unparalleled track records and received recognition from industry peers for our innovation and potential to be transformative in the discovery and development of new medicines.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly skilled and ambitious Senior Bioinformatician – Fixed Term who wants to push the boundaries of cell reprogramming. Joining Mogrify means being part of a passionate and innovative team of world experts as part of a growing company.


At Mogrify, you will:

  • Develop and expand the capabilities of Mogrify’s computational platform for cell reprogramming.
  • Build data analysis infrastructure as part of the Cell Informatics team.
  • Conduct high-level bioinformatics research aimed at the development of novel therapeutic and non-therapeutic projects.
  • Work as a pivotal part of the research and development team, conducting complex data analyses independently, as well as part of a wider project group.
  • Provide high-level scientific expertise for new and ongoing research projects, contributing to all phases of a project, from experimental design through to execution and reporting.
  • Analyze and interpret challenging data, including single-cell datasets, from multiple cell conversions, identifing and resolving technical issues.
  • Act as a mentor to junior staff within the company.
  • Provide technical training in specific techniques and technologies.
  • Seek new ways of working or improving current processes to increase capacity and/or enhance quality.


Candidate profile:

  • PhD or MSc in Computational Biology or related field, plus 4/8 years of follow-on experience, respectively.
  • 4+ years of experience developing bioinformatics methods and data analytics tools.
  • Proficiency in R and Python, and expertise in high-throughput sequencing data analysis and integration.
  • Direct single-cell data analysis experience is highly desirable.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment, and successfully manage complex projects against defined timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and encourage working in a highly collaborative environment with other scientists (internally and externally).
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player, self-motivated with positive thinking and “can-do” attitude.


How will you be rewarded?

We look for great, not good, rewarding hard work with upper quartile remuneration and a highly competitive benefits package including:

  • Contributory pension
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Income protection
  • 25 days’ annual leave


How can you apply?

If this sounds like you and you share our core values, and you can also bring something new to our culture, we’d love to share our journey with you. To learn more and apply, please send your CV and a covering letter stating the title of the position you are applying for to careers@mogrify.co.uk.

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