We are looking for candidate with a Ph.D degree in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related subject, with strong experience in computational data analysis, data management, and a good understanding of molecular genetics and genomic sequencing data. Exposure to the 3rd Generation sequencing technology is an advantage. Experience with the Linux/Unix shell and one scripting language, such as Perl or Python, will be essential. Solid skills in a high level programming language such as Java or C++, knowledge of database technologies and SQL and some experience with R statistics will be considered an asset as will experience of working with cloud computing. Practical know-how in the areas of MS-SQL, IIS and ‘coldfusion’ are appreciated. Strong communication skills as well as the ability to interact with other scientists and to work in an international and interdisciplinary service team are essential.
Location: Heidelberg, Germany
Staff Category: Staff Member
Contract Duration: 3 years
Grading: 6, 7 or 8, depending on experience and qualifications
Closing Date: 11 January 2015
Reference Number: HD_00602
Please apply online through www.embl.org/jobs
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.