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Bioinformatician - Data Analyst - Belgium  

VIB (company)

Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description

 About our facility
  • As supporting units, our core facilities have the ambition to continuously improve the local research environment and to offer research groups access to high-end infrastructure and expert staff to assist with the execution of technology-demanding, interdisciplinary projects.
  • Our company is a flagship Core Facility that provides contemporary mass spectrometry-based proteomics services. 
  • Running several state-of-the-art mass spectrometers, typical services include large-scale analysis of biological samples to measure protein abundance, identify protein modifications and map protein interactions. 

Your job 
The Proteomics Core is looking for an enthusiastic (bio)informatician who will:
  • Implement existing software tools and adjust them to our needs
  • Develop novel computational tools
  • Assist in the analysis of service projects
  • Provide general IT support

  • Computer Engineer, Master or Bachelor degree in Informatics or a related field, with an interest in biological data, bioinformatics or biostatistics
  • Good programming skills in Java and/or Python are required, along with experience with relational database systems (e.g., MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Open minded, creative and cooperative
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Desirable but not required: 
  • Experience in omics data analysis (e.g. genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics) 
  • Experience with mass spectrometry data analysis

We offer
  • A working climate where trust, collaboration, commitment and quality work is essential
  • An open ended contract with an attractive salary and benefits
  • Access to state-of-the art tools and infrastructure
  • A stimulating and supportive international research environment

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