Bioinformatics scientist

Posted 17 Nov 2020


France (Bioinformatician)

Bioinformatics Scientist (M/F)

For our site in Toulouse, France, we have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and professional Bioinformatics Scientist (M/F)

To join our Bioinformatics team and contribute to our collaborative drug discovery projects, in support to mass-spectrometry based proteomics and biomarker discovery.

Your key responsibilities include:

• Supporting project teams in analyzing large scale quantitative mass-spectrometry derived proteomics datasets

• Research and development of novel algorithms and techniques for analysis and visualization of mass-spectrometry based proteomics data

• Development of high-quality tools for data analysis, quality control and automatic processing of data

• Working with researchers in interdisciplinary project teams to explain the results of your analysis and give advice on experimental design

• Presenting project outcomes in customer meetings

Your ideal qualification:

• PhD in bioinformatics, mathematics, computer science, or related fields

• A 2/3 years postdoctoral experience in proteomics would be a plus

• Proven track record in data science, machine-learning, computational life science, computer science, computational biology/chemistry, mathematics or statistics

• Demonstrated strong programming skills in R

• Experience in the application of classical statistical methods and modern concepts, such as Bayesian statistics, bootstrapping and machine learning

• Knowledge in Linux system administration would be a “plus”

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strong enthusiasm for visual analytics and data science

• Previous experiences in proteomics or other “omic”-areas

• Knowledge of databases (i.e. pathway databases) and experience with high-performance computing environments

• Scientific rigor and excellent analytical and synthetic capabilities.

• Dynamic personality with passion for innovation and problem-solving and willingness to apply core areas of knowledge to new areas of interest to Evotec and its clients

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the initiative to actively communicate with data producers and data users in an interdisciplinary environment

• Ability to work independently and well-organized in a fast-paced work environment

• Proficiency in English

Evotec offers the chance to expand and develop your career in an exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community

How to Apply