🚀 Internship

NHS Scientist Training Program (STP) Trainee Elective Position – Cambridge (6 Weeks)


1mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


Illumina Laboratory Services (ILS) UK completed the sequencing for the Genomics England 100k project and is now delivering WGS for the NHS Genomic Medicine Centers. needs an exceptional candidate to help. The role is suited for an NHS STP trainee to do their 6 weeks’ elective.

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Area of Responsibilities



•    Carry out your elective related work-based competencies as per your training plan

•    Plan together with the ILS bioinformatics team a validation related mini project and carry out the work 

•    Present the elective work to the relevant Illumina stakeholders

•    Create and deliver relevant documentation required for compliance in collaboration with the ILS bioinformatics team

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Required background

•    You should be a current NSHCS STP third year trainee in Clinical Bioinformatics – genomics or related field


Preferred background, skills and experience

•    An ideal candidate would have a good understanding of RGD or cancer data analysis

•    To be successful as an elective STP trainee you would require experience in NGS bioinformatics and able to demonstrate working with Next Generation Sequencing data analysis

•    We are looking for knowledge of and proficiency with standard bioinformatics and analysis tools and packages

•    Familiar navigating around Python and R language

•    Candidates should have Strong written and verbal communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

•    With our fast-paced environment, you will require the ability to multi-task, stay organized, and incorporate feedback in a fast-paced environment

•    Experience of working within a regulated environment, ideally to medical device standards or ISO 15189 would be an advantage

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