Working together to
promote the advance
of all aspects of
cancer research.

Senior Computational Biologist

·         Salary in the range of £28,000 - £36,000 per annum (dependent upon experience) 

·         Job Ref: MI/19/21

·         Duration: Permanent


About the role:

They are currently looking for a Senior Computational Biologist to provide support for the CRUK Manchester Institute Computational Biology services. You will work with a range of proteomics and genomics data generated by our on-site facilities, as well as publically available databases. You will be wholly responsible for the processing, analysis and user report delivery of all tandem mass spectrometry datasets generated by our Biological Mass Spectrometry Core Facility on behalf of the research groups. A crucial element to the role is the ability to develop, validate, and critically assess bioinformatics analysis workflows and implement new technologies or techniques.


About you:

You should have a degree in Computational Biology, Mathematics or related discipline plus significant relevant experience or a relevant postgraduate degree in a related discipline. You will have significant experience writing complex bodies of code and demonstrable experience analysing peptide tandem mass spectrometry data.


Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (, an Institute of The University of Manchester (, is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research.  The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world. We are currently situated at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.


They are partnered with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (adjacent to the CRUK MI Paterson Building) in South Manchester (, one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe.  These factors combine to provide an exceptional environment in which to pursue basic, translational and clinical research programmes.


How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit their website:


For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Dr Wolfgang Breitwieser, email:

Closing date:  29th May 2019


Start Date

3rd May 2019

Closing Date

29th May 2019