Together with the local bioinformatics community you establish and manage a bioinformatics service facility towards academic life science researchers as well as to external clients.
You lead the standardization and integration of local bioinformatics platforms and infrastructure for genomics, proteomics and metabolomics.
You coordinate bioinformatics training, seminars and networking events for researchers in Antwerpen.
You support the maintenance and usage of bioinformatics hardware and software.
You manage collaborations and contribute to the bioinformatics component in life science research projects.
Profile and requirements
You have a Master degree in Bioinformatics or in life sciences and you can demonstrate at least four years hands-on experience in bioinformatics, medical informatics or biomedical data mining. A doctoral degree is an extra advantage.
You are experienced in data processing pipelines for at least one type of omics data. Familiarity with machine learning, pattern discovery and AI techniques is a plus.
You have strong statistical, computational and programming skills (preferably in Python and R).
You demonstrate a collaborative, service-oriented attitude. Proven experience in supporting life scientists with bioinformatics expertise is a plus.
Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
You are a team player who can build bridges between disciplines, and you have strong interdisciplinary communication skills.
You are fluent in academic English (speaking and writing).