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ICT and Bioinformatics Assistant - Belgium  

VIB (company)


Posted on : 19 June 2017

Project Description

The Center for Brain and Disease is looking for a motivated bio-informatics technician to provide support to ongoing research projects. You will play a key role in the development, execution and support of high throughput data analysis workflows on local servers and the Flemish Supercomputer Center.

Your functions will be:
  • Development, deployment and maintenance of bioinformatics workflows.
  • Heterogeneous data management in a research environment.
  • User support, troubleshooting 
  • ​Education in bio-informatics, or a related field.
  • Experience in scripting languages, most importantly: Python, R and bash.
  • Knowledge of Linux and high performance computing.
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis and machine learning.
  • Basic knowledge of, or demonstrable interest in the brain and brain disease is a distinct advantage.
  • You have a practical, can-do, problem-solving attitude.
  • Good communication skills, and fluent in written and spoken English.

We offer
  • A full time job in a varied, challenging, collegial environment.
  • Assist in world-class science aiming to understand brain, and brain degenerative diseases.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Starting date: as soon as possible.