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Bioinformatician Postdoctoral Level

  • VIB
Leuven, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
  • VIB
Leuven, Belgium
Full-time
Published:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Chris Marine lab at the VIB Center for Cancer Biology (https://ccb.sites.vib.be/en) is actively seeking a skilled bioinformatician proficient in analyzing and integrating single-cell and spatial multi-omics datasets. The primary focus of this role is to delve deeper into the molecular mechanisms driving intra-tumor heterogeneity, plasticity, and therapy resistance.

Applicants should demonstrate expertise in programming languages such as Python and/or R, as well as experience working with high-performance computing clusters. The successful candidate will be a team player, collaborating closely with other bioinformaticians, as well as cancer cell and molecular biologists, clinicians and pathologists.

PROFILE:

Essential Requirements

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, Computer Science, Genetics, or equivalent;

  • Proficiency in Python and/or R, with a solid grasp of statistics;

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with a flexible mindset for acquiring new skills;

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team;

  • Strong written and oral communication skills;

  • Experience with high-performance computing clusters and analysis of transcriptomics and genomics datasets.


Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in single-cell and spatial OMICS data analysis;

  • Development of ShinyApps and experience with large-scale dataset management;

  • Knowledge of cancer biology.


WE OFFER:

  • Access to already generated large and unique datasets;

  • Full-time contract for one year with the possibility of extensions;

  • Stimulating research environment promoting quality, professionalism, and teamwork;

  • Opportunity to work on scientifically significant and high-impact projects;

  • Hybrid working option;

  • Chance to contribute meaningfully to genetic and oncological research in a dynamic team;

  • Located 20 minutes from Brussels, the University of Leuven offers a central European location in the vibrant city of Leuven, known for its innovation.


HOW TO APPLY?

Interested candidates should apply online and include a cover letter detailing relevant skills and experiences for assessment. For further inquiries, please contact Jeroen Declercq at jeroen.declercq@kuleuven.be.
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