Bioinformatics Engineer (for the Development of HPC-enabled Bioinformatics Workflows)

Bioinformatics Engineer (for the Development of HPC-enabled Bioinformatics Workflows)

VIB

Leuven, Belgium

Job description

Your goal will be to test and validate new methods and algorithms for the analysis of single-cell genomics data; to implement efficient pipelines and QC steps; and to benchmark different methods for the normalization, clustering, and classification of single-cells. You will also build atlases of single-cell data, and use these to classify cell types, and to follow single-cell changes during disease progression.

This position will involve regular interactions within a multidisciplinary network of researchers at KU Leuven, UGent, and Janssen Beerse.

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Essential

  • MSc or PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering, bioinformatics or related field;
  • Excellent programming skills in a subset of the following languages: Python, Perl, Java/C++, R/Shiny, with the knowledge of Linux/Unix, SQL, and version control, e.g. Git;
  • Experience with HPC and cloud computing (AWS) distributed computing;
  • Experience in implementing computational workflows for analysis of big data;
  • Experience with the analysis of NGS and other high-throughput data is a plus; for example: WGS, Exome-seq, single cell, epigenomics, GWAS, eQTL, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq.

Desirable but not required

  • Knowledge of open-source and proprietary computational biology tools and databases is a plus;
  • Experience in data mining and machine learning approaches is a plus.

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