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Senior Bioinformatics Analyst Job – ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Mar 2022

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

ETH Zurich invites applications for a Senior Bioinformatics Analyst will be the independent project-specific analysis of diverse high-throughput data sets, at the Clinical Bioinformatics Unit, ETH Technology Platform, Switzerland – Mar 2022

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General Info

Position: Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
No. of Positions: 1
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Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Clinical Bioinformatics Unit
ETH Technology Platform
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich, Switzerland

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Qualification Details

You are passionate about clinical science and translational research and you have:

  • a MSc in bioinformatics or a related field,
  • extensive experience in biomedical research projects involving molecular data sets and in high-throughput genomics/transcriptomics data analysis,
  • solid programming skills in Python, knowledge of R, as well as experience with HPC and version control,
  • demonstrated experience in pipeline design or software development,
  • and excellent communication skills in English.
  • Familiarity with metagenomics, immunology, and statistics would be a plus.

We are looking for  a team player who is open to collaborative work, eager to learn and willing to contribute to an inclusive, high performing environment.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Your primary focus will be the independent project-specific analysis of diverse high-throughput data sets (e.g., genomics, transcriptomics, or metagenomics).

Furthermore you will be also responsible for:

  • the development, testing, and benchmarking of new analysis pipelines, as well as the maintenance and extension of existing workflows
  • the discussion of analysis plans with and communication of the results to your collaborators
  • support of bioinformatics analysts on the team.

The part-time position is fixed term for one year with the prospect of renewal. We strive for a long-term employment relationship.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

We look forward to receiving your online application with:

  • a cover letter (Please indicate the desired work pensum in your cover letter)
  • a CV
  • certificates

We exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

About the Project

From data to publication - our team enables researchers to access state-​of-the-art methods from bioinformatics, statistics, and software development to gain actionable insight into patient-​centric diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy. NEXUS collaborates with various academic institutions and hospitals, both national and international. Our projects are typically in a biomedical research setting, ranging from basic NGS analyses to clinical decision support and reporting.

NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies is an ETH Technology Platform created to enable and accelerate the execution of translational research projects by providing key technological resources, tools and collaboration opportunities for the personalized health research community. For our dynamic and international team at the Clinical Bioinformatics Unit in Zurich we are recruiting an experienced Senior Bioinformatics Analyst to commence immediately or by mutual agreement.

About the Employer: ETH Zurich, Switzerland

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

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Contact details

Further information about NEXUS can be found on our website. For further information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Nora Toussaint; (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

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