Job Number: EMBO00103
Contract Type: Staff Member
Job Function: Senior Technical Officer (gr. 6-8)
Advertised Grade-Grading: Commensurate; depending on individual qualification and experiences
Contract Duration: 3 years
Closing date: 30 April 2021
EMBO (embo.org) stands for excellence in the life sciences. We support talented researchers at all stages of their careers in Europe and beyond, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a research environment where scientists can achieve their best work.
EMBO considers openness and transparency to be key values in scientific research and publishing. We are involved in shaping open science by actively working with the scientific communities and by developing technologies and standards that serve researchers.
EMBO Press (embopress.org) publishes four prestigious scientific research journals, The EMBO Journal, EMBO Reports, Molecular Systems Biology and EMBO Molecular Medicine and runs the journal-independent peer review platform Review Commons. EMBO Press has implemented numerous initiatives to promote transparency, reproducibility and efficiency in publishing.
SourceData (sourcedata.embo.org) is as an open platform developed by EMBO to make research data shown in published figures findable, accessible, inter-connected and reusable. SourceData implements Open Science principles at the heart of scientific publishing.
To support its multiple initiatives at the interface of scientific publishing, research policy and open science, EMBO is looking for a developer in machine learning to build tools and develop resources and technologies supporting the research community.
As Developer in Machine Learning you will be responsible for:
This position will occasionally require working outside of the normal working hours, in the evenings or during the weekend.
Your strength is solving complex problems and searching for the best possible solution while facing challenges and obstacles with ease. Proactivity and ownership are your crucial values when working on projects. You are motivated by a fast-changing environment that requires you to adapt to new scenarios as they unfold. You actively seek opportunities to learn new programming languages or to learn how to use new frameworks and new technologies. We love to work as a team and would like to welcome you as one of its key players.
We would like you to have a degree in computer science, computational biology, physics, maths or equivalent work experience. An MS in any related field will be strongly valued. The position requires experience in the following fields:
EMBO 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. Excellent child care facility is available on campus.
The work at EMBO comes with
The Machine Learning Developer reports to the Head of SourceData.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.