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Bioinformatician Rotterdam Netherlands,  

Posted on : 20 April 2017

Project Description

Viroclinics Biosciences is a leader in the strongly growing and very dynamic market of diagnostic services companies. As a service organization we offer serological, virus-based and molecular analyses of any type of sample and combine this with a global logistics service network. We have customers from all over the world and our analyses encompass many types of viruses. Professionalism and high quality standards are hallmarks of our organization. We are ISO15189 accredited and comply with worldwide regulatory standards to enable our customers to file and launch new drug applications in Europe, Asia, and the USA. Our company is steadily growing and in recent months we obtained several new requests to participate in global phase-2 and phase-3 drug development programs and we obtained a large 4-years contract to help improve vaccines with a global health impact. We are dynamic and diverse and are now offering a fascinating opportunity for a professional who likes to take initiative, is highly motivated to achieve, has focus on results, is flexible, and is willing to learn and cooperate. Currently we have a vacancy at our Rotterdam facility for a   Bioinformatician Tasks Viroclinics Biosciences BV offers customized methodology for targeted Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). Important applications include consensus viral gene/genome sequencing and analysis of structural genomic variants. Viroclinics Biosciences BV aims to develop bioinformatics tools that best fit the different applications of NGS and maximize their value and utility. The bioinformatics tools are used in the analysis of service-based projects and are mostly shared with our customers. To support the growth and ambitions of our company, Viroclinics Biosciences looks for a bioinformatician for NGS analysis and tool development who will be a part of the Viroclincis team and work closely with its scientists. You will be working in a core team of technicians / professionals that has a lot of interaction with other colleagues within the company.   Personal competences We are looking for a person who can develop and optimize data-analysis tools for NGS sequencing and data analysis with attention to detail and focus on quality. Strong communication skills to collaborate with the research and development team in analyzing and interpreting the results of NGS protocol optimizations and novel applications are required. You have to be a team player, customer oriented and used to working in a commercial environment.   Education and experience Master / PHD in bioinformatics or equivalent. Candidates with a Bachelor s degree in bioinformatics with extensive experience in NGS analyses are also invited to apply. Fluent in one or more of the following languages: Python/Pandas/Perl/SQL/Jave/C++/R. Experience with Linux or UNIC operating systems. Experience in NGS data analysis, virology expertise preferable. Strong professionally Dutch and English language skills both verbally and written.   Salary level This will be determined according to education, experience, and company policy. We offer a one-year contract with the possibility of extension upon good performance, and eventually a permanent position.   To apply for this position Please send your CV and motivation letter to our Office Manager, Mrs. Carla Coors at: For further details please contact Dr. Saskia Smits at: 088 668 4700. Closing date: April 1, 2017. Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated.


3029 AK Rotterdam The Netherlands

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