Bioinformatician — Biological data and network analysis

  • EMBL
  • Germany
  • Nov 25, 2021
Science Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

EMBL is seeking to recruit a service Bioinformatician/data scientist at EMBL Heidelberg. The position is available in the group of Peer Bork, and will be integrated in the upcoming data science center at EMBL-Heidelberg from 2022 onwards. The successful candidate will be responsible for disseminating expertise, know-how, and guidance in the field of biological data integration and network analysis throughout the six EMBL sites, addressing computational biologists’ and experimentalists’ needs. The position is embedded in a larger data science service strategy and data science activities, aiming to increase the knowledge and usage of data for integrative network biology in research groups at the EMBL.

The Bioinformatician will support research groups across EMBL by

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.

We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with approximately 2000 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome. Our mission is to offer vital services in training scientists, students and visitors at all levels; to develop new instruments and methods in the life sciences and actively engage in technology transfer activities, and to integrate European life science research. Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review. Initial contract is for 3 years with a possibility of renewal up to 9 years.