Bioinformatician - Next Generation Sequencing at Functional Genomics Center Zurich

WorkplaceZürich, Zurich region, Switzerland
Bioinformatician - Next Generation Sequencing at Functional Genomics Center Zurich

80%-100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The Functional Genomics Center Zurich (FGCZ) is a joint core facility of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich that applies the latest omics technologies for biomolecular research and personalized medicine. The FGCZ Genome Informatics group supports researchers in analysing and interpreting large scale datasets, in particular next-generation sequencing (NGS) data. The team covers raw data processing, high-performance computing, statistical evaluation, interpretation and integrated analysis. The team runs an excellent open source-based software environment and establishes state-of-the-art data analysis concepts and algorithms.

Financing and employment conditions for this position are according to the regulations of the ETH Zurich. Working place will be Zurich and Schwerzenbach.

Job description

You will extend the existing team and will work at the interface to research groups of the Department of Health Sciences and Technology.

Your main responsibilities will be the reproducible analysis and interpretation of omics datasets. You will get directly involved in the research projects, define data analysis as well as data exploration strategies and guide PhD candidates in their data analysis.

Your profile

We are seeking a bioinformatician who is highly proficient in NGS data analysis, has very good scripting skills, and is interested in biological research questions. You are highly communicative, team-oriented and enthusiastic about statistical and bioinformatics analysis of NGS and other omics. You are service-oriented and ready to keep up with the constant developments in the field. Advanced knowledge of English is essential as this is the working language. We expect a PhD degree in bioinformatics or a related field. You need to have working experience with GNU/Linux operating system and script-based NGS data analysis and bioinformatics. You have an in-depth knowledge of R/Bioconductor. Experience with database systems and knowledge of other languages like Java, or Python represent a plus.

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We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas and certificates/references of employment. Please apply exclusively via the online application portal. Applications sent by e-mail or post will not be considered.

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About ETH Zürich

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