Open position: Bioinformatician, Lund University

An opportunity for a Bioinformatician is available at the Biomedical Center (BMC) at Lund University Sweden, in a newly established bioinformatics core. The post holder will join a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment and will play a key role in providing support to diverse projects across different research areas. The successful candidate will assist with the design, analysis, and interpretation of data primarily from microarray and NGS projects. Alongside high quality support, a contribution is expected towards the expansion of the service in scope and staffing, by increasing the number of users and attracting external funding.

Applicants will have a PhD in bioinformatics or related subject. Advanced scripting, experience in the analysis of genome scale biological datasets (particularly microarray and high throughput sequencing data) and statistics are required. Excellent communication skills together with a clear vision of advances in the field are essential.

Required skills: R/Bioconductor, Perl/Python, UNIX, knowledge of tools required to map and analyse HTS data.

Desirable skills: Matlab, C++/Java, MySQL.

The position is offered for 2 years in the first instance. A CV and cover letter should be sent to bioinformatics[at]med.lu.se