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Bioinformatics Analyst

ETH Zürich
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Bioinformatics Analyst

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Bioinformatics Analyst
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The ETH Zurich core facility NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies enables discovery and translational research for personalized health. We are recruiting a part-time Bioinformatics Analyst for the Clinical Bioinformatics Unit in Zurich to commence immediately or by mutual agreement.



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Job description
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The mission of Clinical Bioinformatics at NEXUS is to apply expertise in computational biology and statistics to enable biomedical research and development projects. NEXUS collaborates with various academic institutions and Swiss hospitals. Our projects are typically in a biomedical research setting, ranging from basic NGS analyses to clinical decision support and reporting. The primary focus of this position will be the project-specific analysis of diverse high-throughput data sets, including, e.g., transcriptomics and metagenomics. Further responsibilities include development, testing, and benchmarking of new analysis pipelines, as well as the maintenance and extension of existing workflows.



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Your profile
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You bring an MSc in bioinformatics (or a related field) and have demonstrated experience in biomedical or translational research projects involving molecular data. You have strong programming skills in Python. We expect you to have basic knowledge of R and to be experienced with HPC and version control. We are excited about clinical science and translational research, so you should be too! You should also be experienced in high-throughput genomics/transcriptomics data analysis. Familiarity with metagenomics, immunology, or workflow managers is a plus. Lastly, you should have excellent communication skills in English.



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ETH Zurich
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\nETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in

science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education,

cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge

into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our

university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an

environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe,

yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to

develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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Interested?
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We look forward to receiving your online application with at least a cover letter, a CV and reference letters. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about NEXUS can be found on our website. For further information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Nora Toussaint, toussaint@nexus.ethz.ch (no applications).

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.



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