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Permanent researcher position in Fondation Jean DAUSSET - CEPH - France  

CEPHB (company)

Posted on : 22 December 2017

Project Description

Fondation Jean Dausset - CEPH (Paris) is involved in large research projects (in particular the LABEX GENMED, in order to study causes of complex diseases using high throughput technologies generating large volumes of data.

Job description: to reinforce the bioinformatics team in Fondation Jean DAUSSET - CEPH, a permanent position is opened. The recruited person will participate into the data analyses (NGS) of different ongoing projects (cancers, longevity in particular) and will be asked to:

  • set up pipelines and in particular:
    - selecting / testing new bioinformatic tools
    - do scientific monitoring
  • create original analysis tools based on genomics data for publication purpose
  • do the analyses / interpretation of results for publication purpose

Required diploma: MSc/PhD in Bioinformatics (preferentially) or related field

Profile of the candidate:
You published at least 2 articles as a first / last author in international peer-reviewed scientific journals within the last 5 years. Besides you have the following skills:

  • proficient with Unix/Linux environment
  • some basic knowledge of biology and genetics
  • demonstrated skills in writing scientific articles
  • highly proficient in at least one programming language (perl, R, python, java, c, c++
  • )
  • proficient in algorithmics and distributed programming
  • good knowledge of standard bioinformatics methods and softwares
  • solid knowledge in statistics
  • good communication skills
  • Autonomous, rigorous, you enjoy learning and like challenges
  • knowledge in relational databases

The following skills are good to have for this position:

  • experience with non relational databases
  • proficiency with deep learning
  • proficiency with GPU programming

A first experience of at least 3 years in Next Generation Sequencing data analysis is required. Please send CV, cover letter along with 2 letters of recommendation (or references) to

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