Applications are invited for a Bioinformatics Research Scientist to join an expanding sciencebased start-up. The successful candidate will work closely with the members of the data and wider science teams to develop and validate state-of-the-art bioinformatics tools and processes for sequence-based biodiversity data. Applicants should have significant experience with metabarcoding data and the development of bioinformatics pipelines. Topics of current interest include data quality assurance, taxonomic assignment, and phylogeny-informed approaches for Illumina MiSeq metabarcoding data. Future work may focus on alternative technologies and approaches such as metatranscriptomics, shotgun metagenomics, and nanopore sequencing. Evidence of significant contribution to relevant research projec

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