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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Research & Science
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 08,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Data Scientist Bioinformatics

    Are you highly focused and want to work for us? We are currently looking for a:

    Data Scientist Bioinformatics

    Department Assay Development & Automation

    About HUB

    We are an international company focusing on innovative research.Hubrecht Organoid Technology (HUB) was founded by the Hubrecht Institute, the University Medical Center Utrecht, and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) to refine organoid development and foster organoid adoption globally. HUB Organoid Technology represents a paradigm-shift that bridges the gap between the lab and the clinic and effectively brings “patients in the lab” for drug discovery and development, preclinical patient stratification, predictive biomarker discovery, personalized medicine, clinical trials, regenerative medicine, and companion diagnostics applications.

    Your job in general

    We are looking for a Data Scientist Bioinformatics who is motivated to use his/her knowledge and expertise to participate in our journey on the acceleration of drug discovery pipeline for our customers, applying our state-of-the art organoid (“patient in the lab”) technology.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of talented and enthusiastic scientists, business developers, and project managers in a dynamic scale-up company. Within our R&D team, you will setup, improve and make use of a computational platform for advancing the discovery of new medicines and characterisation of our Organoid biobank. This is an opportunity to work across multidisciplinary teams in a fast-paced start-up environment, dealing with a diverse array of biological data sets defining novel healthcare insights.

    The Data Scientist Bioinformatics will process and analyse Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data to identify biomarkers for organoids response. In addition, he/she will assist in developing pipelines for reproducible and standardized tests for these biomarkers.


    • MS/PhD in Data Science, Machine Learning, Applied Statistics (including Biostatistics), Computer Science, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related fields
    • 4+ years of experience in data science and machine learning in an academic or industrial environment
    • Biology background / experience with RNA/DNA data
    • Experience working with molecular data, disease modelling and biomarker discovery
    • Mastery of statistical methods, supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms
    • Excellent coding skills: Python, SQL, R is a plus
    • Visualization and exploratory analysis of very large datasets
    • Ability to setup automated data analysis pipelines and transfer these to others
    • Evaluation and implementation of new data analysis approaches, genomic technologies and improvement of existing procedures
    • Supporting optimization of current tests and translating existing signatures in different sources of data
    • Ability to turn the insights and conclusions from a variety of analyses into effective verbal and graphical communications, including to senior management and to our customers
    • Effective collaboration with our team of experts in systems biology, clinical domains, drug screening applications, and the ability to draw on scientific literature for guidance
    • Detail-oriented; Ability to pay close attention to details when analysing the data
    • Able to deliver with quality, within time and available budgets
    • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced scale-up environment
    • Experience in working in a Contract Research Organisation (CRO) is a plus

    What we offer:

    · A one year contract, with outlook on a permanent position

    · Market based salary per month

    · Very attractive benefits like 30,5 leave days plus national holidays (pro rata) and

    Pension Plan with 2/3 contribution paid by HUB.

    Are you interested and do you recognize yourself in this profile? Please respond before 31 December 2021 and send your resume and cover letter in English.

    We look forward to hearing from you soon!

    Contractduur 12 maanden

    Deadline sollicitaties: 31-12-2021

    Verwachte startdatum: 15-1-2022

    Job Types: Full-time, Contract

    Work Remotely:

    • Temporarily due to COVID-19
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