Post-doctoral scientist in NGS Bioinformatics

Organization: 
Oncotest GmbH
Job Location: 
Freiburg, Germany
Job Description: 

The successful candidate should have a strong background in bioinformatics tools and resources, advanced knowledge of biostatistics and high-content data analysis including genomics, transcriptomics, copy number variations and microarray data sets.
Oncotest is currently recruiting for a highly motivated post-doctoral scientist with expertise in genomics, epigenetics and particularly next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis to join the Bionformatics and Biomarker Development team at Oncotest.
The successful candidate should have a strong background in bioinformatics tools and resources, advanced knowledge of biostatistics and high-content data analysis including genomics, transcriptomics, copy number variations and microarray data sets.

• Build, support and execute pipelines for the QC, analysis and interpretation of NGS data (e.g. RNA-seq and Exome sequencing data)
• Contribute to the NGS data analysis infrastructure development and operation. This includes contributing to the development of high level and user-friendly interfaces.
• Contribute to the integration of applications and tools for data visualization.
• Contribute and/or conduct scientific projects using NGS approaches.

Requirements: 

• Advanced university degree (Masters, PhD) in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or Statistics
• At least 2 years’ experience in bioinformatics research and development
• Hands on experience analyzing NGS data sets, preferably in the field of cancer research
• Demonstrated proficiency in a scripting language (Perl/Python)
• Statistical and analytical ability with programming expertise in R, Matlab or similar
• Familiarity with the Linux and/or Unix computing environments will be an advantage
• Highly motivated with excellent communication skills, a good team-player with a strong desire to learn and develop in a dynamic multi-disciplinary research environment.

Contact Information: 

Dr Frederic Foucault
Bioinformatics and Biomarker Development
Oncotest GmbH
Institute for Experimental Oncology
Am Flughafen 12-14
D-79108 Freiburg - Germany
Phone: + 49 761 51559-59
Fax: + 49 761 51559-55
E-mail: frederic.foucault@oncotest.de

About Our Organization: 

Oncotest GmbH (www.oncotest.de) is a contract research organization focused on the use of tumour models derived from patient derived xenografts for the preclinical profiling of anti-cancer agents. The company is privately owned, has an international clientele and is based in Freiburg, Germany. We are an equal opportunities employer.