Project Coordinator (Genomics Pipelines)

Salary range:

£32,255 - £39,345

Post No.


Contract length:

24 Months


Genomics Pipelines

Opening date:

21 April 2021

Closing date:

19 May 2021

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The Earlham Institute is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Project Coordinator to join the Genomics Pipelines Group to play a key role in the delivery of genomics data and analyses from initial enquiry to project completion.

About the Earlham Institute:

The Earlham Institute (EI) is a research institute focused on exploring living systems by applying computational science and biotechnology to answer ambitious biological questions and generate enabling resources. The Genomics Pipelines and Core Bioinformatics Groups deliver next-generation sequencing data and analyses across a range of technology platforms on a fee-for-service basis, while developing new pipelines at the edge of innovation.

The role:

The Project Coordinator will work closely with members of the Genomics Pipelines and the Core Bioinformatics Groups to deliver scheduled projects to collaborators/customers both within and outside EI. The role will report to the Project Management Team Leader and will be responsible for interpreting project requirements, advising on experimental design, assisting with sample submission, tracking and reporting on project progress, and delivering data/analyses with the aim of supporting EI’s strategic science programmes and the National Capability in Genomics and Single Cell Analysis.

The ideal candidate:

You will possess at least a PhD or equivalent experience in Biological Sciences and will have substantial experience in genomics and/or bioinformatics with a particular focus on next-generation sequencing. You will also have demonstrated your ability to project manage projects on time, within budget and to agreed specifications in a customer-facing role. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £32,255 to £39,345 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post for a period of 2 years.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 19 May 2021.