02/03/2018
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Software engineer for web-based translational medicine data exploration and analysis tools (m/f)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Luxembourg
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    02/04/2018 21:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Luxembourg › Esch-Alzette Belval
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg is seeking an enthusiastic team member for the following position:

Software engineer for web-based translational medicine data exploration and analysis tools (m/f)

  • Fixed-term contract; initial contract duration : 3 years, extension possible
  • Full-time (40h/week)
  • Employee status (start date: as soon as possible)
  • Ref. : 50011880

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Luxembourg. LCSB develops and applies systems-level approaches to gain insight into the molecular and cellular mechanisms of human diseases. Experimental and computational approaches are combined to analyse the complexity of biological systems underlying disease pathogenesis. The LCSB is pioneering the way for a predictive, preventive and personalised medicine. Neurodegenerative diseases, especially Parkinson’s disease are major targets within LCSB’s research activities.

We are looking for a software engineer (Research Associate on project) to further develop a web-based knowledge management and analysis platform in Scala programming language. The platform providing key infrastructure for secure integration, visualisation, and analysis of heterogeneous clinical and experimental data generated primarily during the NCER-PD research project.

Your Role

  • Develop web-based facets for data integration and analysis.
  • Clinical and omics data harmonisation and integration.
  • Work closely with other team members on GUI design and implementation.
  • Bring new IT/bioinformatics input to the existing platform.

For further information, please contact:

Venkata Satagopam (venkata.satagopam@uni.lu)

Research Scientist, Bioinformatics Core Facility and Technical coordinator of the ELIXIR-Luxembourg Node

Your profile

  • A university Masterdegree in computer science, computational biology, bioinformatics, with an interest in biomedical informatics and translational medicine.
  • Scala developer (or highly experienced Java developer).
  • Knowledge of web development (Play, JavaScript, Bootstrap), grid computing and streaming (Spark, Akka), and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Elasticsearch) are a soft requirement.
  • Experience with functional and object-oriented programming techniques and design patterns.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate clearly the scientific and technical needs and to work within an interdisciplinary setting, communicating with other internal/external partners.
  • Prior experience dealing with clinical and omics data integration, and machine learning is considered an advantage but NOT mandatory.

We offer

  • A fully funded position and the University offers competitive
  • Participate in the building of state-of-the-art translational medicine platform to enable precision medicine.
  • An opportunity to join the fast-growing Bioinformatics Core Facility group headed by Dr. Reinhard Schneider at LCSB.
  • An exciting international environment.
  • Work place is Esch-Belval / Luxembourg.

 

The university is an equal opportunity employer.

Further Information

Online applications should be addressed to:

Dr. Reinhard Schneider

Head of the Bioinformatics Core Facility and Head of the ELIXIR-Luxembourg Node

Link : http://emea3.mrted.ly/1ram2

Please apply online until 31st of March 2018.

Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter mentioning the reference number
  • List of publications/software projects
  • Description of past experience and future interests
  • Name and addresses of three referees

All applications will be handled in the strict confidentiality

 

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

  • A university Masterdegree in computer science, computational biology, bioinformatics, with an interest in biomedical informatics and translational medicine.
  • Scala developer (or highly experienced Java developer).
  • Knowledge of web development (Play, JavaScript, Bootstrap), grid computing and streaming (Spark, Akka), and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Elasticsearch) are a soft requirement.
  • Experience with functional and object-oriented programming techniques and design patterns.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate clearly the scientific and technical needs and to work within an interdisciplinary setting, communicating with other internal/external partners.
  • Prior experience dealing with clinical and omics data integration, and machine learning is considered an advantage but NOT mandatory.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Luxembourg - Luxembourg Systems of Biomedicine
Luxembourg
Esch-Alzette Belval
Esch-Alzette Belval
6, avenue du Swing L-4367 Belvaux

EURAXESS offer ID: 284937