01/10/2020

Scientist in Bioinformatics


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    KU Leuven
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceOther
    Medical sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/11/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Leuven
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    BAP-2020-700

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The candidate will perform informatics to solve biological questions and will be involved in:

  • Building and applying bioinformatics pipelines in order to analyze high-throughput sequencing data such as whole-genome, whole-exome, methylation, RNA data, and single-cell (sc) sequencing data from the newest single-cell multi-omics technologies (scRNA-seq, ATAC-seq, DNA-seq, CITE-seq, CROP-seq and spatial profiling).
  • Guiding biologists in analyzing their own data and performing statistical tests and pathway analysis;
  • Exploring public available databases;
  • Working with and managing big data;
  • The creative visualization of the results;
  • Using and maintaining high performance computing clusters.

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Benefits

  • A fascinating work environment in which quality, professionalism and social contact are encouraged;
  • The possibility to be at the start of a scientifically cutting-edge and society relevant project;
  • The opportunity to contribute to the biological validation of your own research findings.

Eligibility criteria

  • You have obtained a Masters degree in bioengineering, computer science, (bio)informatics, mathematics or related field;
  • You have good communication skills and can work easily together with other (international) team members;
  • You have a passion for bioinformatics and the motivation to work on innovative and ambitious projects in an open, dynamic and skilled research team;
  • You have experience with Linux systems, bash, R, and statistics;
  • Experience with high-performance computing, (multivariate) statistics, data analysis, Bayesian statistics, machine learning, data visualization and big data management are an important asset;
  • Knowledge of Linux, databases, BioConductor, Python or related programming languages and basic system administration skills are considered a plus;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Selection process

For more information please contact Mrs. Ingrid Arijs, tel.: +32 16 37 74 61, mail: ingrid.arijs@kuleuven.vib.be.
You can apply for this job no later than 15/11/2020 via the online application tool

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Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven
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Leuven
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