Scientist Bioinformatics & Data Analysis

  • CTC Resourcing Solutions
  • Switzerland
  • 16/04/2019
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Our client is a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development. As the world`s largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical domain, they work in a vast number of drug discovery & therapeutic areas and are highly recognized internationally. A leader in the field of manufacturing and selling of several drugs with treatment of Cancer.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Scientist Bioinformatics & Data Analysis for a 2-years contract to be based in Basel. As an ideal candidate you should have 2+ years of experience in processing and analysing metagenomics/microbiomics data, and good knowledge of Python and R.

As a Scientist Bioinformatics & Data Analysis you will work in close collaboration with scientists using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and biostatistics tools and methods. The main focus of this bioinformatics position is the implementation of a pipeline to process and analyse metagenomics/microbiomics data in the context of pharmaceutical research.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of tools and methods for metagenomics analysis;
  • Development of a pipeline to process metagenomics data;
  • Data management of metagenomics data;
  • Visualization of metagenomics data;
  • Data mining of public and internal microbiomics data.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • PhD or Master’s degree;
  • 2+ years of industry experience;
  • Highly self-motivated, interested in working in a multinational company;
  • Good knowledge of Python, R or at least one programming language;
  • Previous experience in metagenomics/ microbiomics data analysis would be beneficial;
  • Proficiency in working with bioinformatics tools and methods;
  • Strong background in Statistics;
  • Basic knowledge in biological sciences would be beneficial;
  • Good communication skills in English;
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.