Lead Bioinformatics Scientist

Organization
QIAGEN Aarhus
Job Location
Silkeborgvej 2, prismet
8000 Aarhus C
Denmark
Job Description

- Takes a leading role as bioinformatics domain expert in software development projects

- Develops state of the art software for NGS data analysis
- Performs validation of bioinformatics algorithms
- Writes documentation in the form of academic papers, tutorials and manuals.
- Keeps up-to-date with new research in your field of expertise and actively integrate new knowledge into our products
- Becomes an expert user of our products and provide support for colleagues and customers
- Maintains contact to international colleagues/partners relevant to your work

 

Requirements

Position Requirements 

- Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computer science, computational biology, statistics or related discipline
- Broad experience in the field of bioinformatics, where experience with NGS data analysis is a strong advantage
- Strong analytical skills and an ability to bridge the gap between biology and software development
- 10-15 years of experience with development of bioinformatics software
- Proficiency in Java or similar programming language
- Moderate travel activity must be expected

Personal Requirements 

- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Self-motivated and able to work independently by being a good team player
- Leadership skills and capable of making difficult decisions
- Thinks strategically

About Our Organization

QIAGEN is one of the world’s most successful biotech companies and has achieved outstanding growth in its industry. As a worldwide leading provider of innovative DNA, RNA, and protein purification technologies and molecular testing solutions to the life science market and to diagnostic laboratories, we have consistently delivered impressive year-on-year revenue increases.

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