Post-doc position available at Bristol University, UK
Bioinformatics Research Associate / Research Assistant (ref. 13622)
Department of Computer Science

 Based in the Department of Computer Science you will work with Dr Julian Gough and collaborate with other research groups outside the University. The research centres on the SUPERFAMILY database ( of protein domains and genomic analysis. Activities will include development, integration and dissemination of the models and biological results. In addition to this you will pursue an active investigative research program within the broader interests of the group. To this end a good candidate must demonstrate motivation to tackle scientific challenges, as well as ability and some independence. You will have a PhD (or equivalent) in an appropriate area related to computational and theoretical molecular biology. Skills in SQL, Perl and Linux are a bonus, as is bioinformatics experience; relevant knowledge of both biology and computing is important.
If successful, you may be appointed either on a fixed term or a permanent contract depending on the extent of your previous relevant research experience. Further information can be found at

Grade: Level a - Level b in Pathway 2
Salary: £27466 - £32796 dependent on skills & experience

Contact for informal enquiries:
Dr J Gough         gough [at] cs [dot] bristol [dot] ac [dot] uk Tel. +44 (0)117 3315221

Timescale of appointment :
Contract:    Fixed Term Contract up to 36 months
Anticipated interview date:  25 January 2008
Anticipated start date:  31 January 2008

Closing date for applications:  9.00 am on 04 January 2008