King's College London

Research Fellow in Omics analysis

Reference: THW/17/059639/000393
Salary Details: Grade 7, £ 40,523 to £42,955 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,623 London Allowance
Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term
Contract Term: Full time

This post will be Fixed Term for 12 months on the first instance.

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow in Omics analysis at the Department of Twin Research, King’s College London.
The successful candidate will analyse the relationships between human omics including the microbiome and the development of chronic pain and chronic pain traits including low back pain. The work will be based on the largest UK twin-based resource, with GWAS on 6,500 individuals, epigenetics on 5000, other omics including metabolomics and glycomics. We also have microbiome data on over 2000 twins, which includes 16S and metagenomes, as well as many age-related phenotypes, and their potential environmental confounders.

Applicants must have a doctorate in statistical genetics or computer science/statistics/bioinformatics, and have experience with analysing large and complex datasets. Programming experience and an understanding of biology would be advantageous.

To apply for this role, please register to download and submit the specified application form.

Closing date: 12 April 2017

Job Pack | (Word Document 269k)

If you have questions about this role, please contact: Dr Frances Williams, Email:,

Application form:

Note: Only one document can be uploaded. If you wish to submit any additional information please include it within the application form.
Download Academic and Research Application Form