Research Scientist Bioinformatics (f/m/d)

  • Evotec AG
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • 25/06/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Biostatistics

Job Description

At Evotec’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, the Bioinformatics Team is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated

Research Scientist (f/m/d) - Bioinformatics

Full-time and permanent

At Evotec, we are using advanced methods in Transcriptomics, Proteomics, CRISPR, and compound screening to generate large volumes of biological data. In close collaboration with wet-lab and project scientists, the bioinformatics teams analyze these data to generate knowledge about gene function and compound activities in various disease areas. As integral part of the data analysis, we develop our own pan-omics software platform.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Analyze diverse omics data sets from platforms like (single cell) RNA-Seq, Nanopore sequencing, pooled CRISPR screens

  • Develop methods and software tools for omics data analysis

  • Work with researchers in interdisciplinary project teams in multiple research programs

  • Guide project teams in the design of omics experiments and support the interpretation of omics data

Your ideal qualifications:

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology or a related natural science discipline

  • Relevant professional working experience

  • Experience in the analysis of NGS data

  • Experience working with single cell RNA-Seq, Nanopore and/or CRISPR screen data is a plus

  • Demonstrated strong programming skills in R and/or Python

  • Proficiency in working with bioinformatics tools and understanding of common bioinformatics algorithms

  • Knowledge of software development methodology (version control, testing, documentation) is a plus

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to work independently and to contribute to the progress of your projects

  • Professional language skills in German and English – both written and spoken

Our offer:

  • A position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community

  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork

  • 30 days of annual holiday, monthly allowance for public transportation, and in-house canteen

  • Capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on performance

To apply, please click on the “ Apply ” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter, including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are looking forward to get to know you and to your application.