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Bioinformatician Next Generation Sequencing and Clinical Applications 100%

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Bioinformatician Next Generation Sequencing and Clinical Applications 100%

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Bioinformatician Next Generation Sequencing and Clinical Applications

veröffentlicht am: 15.10.2016

Institut, Seminar, Klinik / Institute, Department, Clinic

Functional Genomics Center Zurich / SIAF

Abteilungsbeschreibung / Description of UZH unit

The Functional Genomics Center Zurich (FGCZ) is a joint core facility of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich that applies the latest omics technologies for biomolecular research and personalized medicine. The FGCZ Genome Informatics group supports researchers with the analysis and interpretation of next generation sequencing (NGS) data. The team covers all aspects associated with NGS data: raw data processing, high-performance computing, statistical evaluation, interpretation and integrated analysis. The team runs an excellent open source based software environment and establishes state-of-the-art data analysis concepts and algorithms. The successful candidate will extend the existing team and collaborate closely with researchers at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich.

The Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF) is a University of Zurich associated research institute that drives personalized medicine projects for diseases like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, atopic dermatitis, allergen-specific immunotherapy and immune tolerance. SIAF currently runs more than 20 projects using NGS and connected bioinformatics approaches, mainly in collaboration with the Functional Genomics Center. The successful candidate will collaborate with several of the ongoing projects for data processing, statistical analysis and high performance computing. He will also participate and drive high impact publications.

Aufgabenbereich / Responsibilities

Analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data in the context of personalized medicine projects.

Beschäftigungsgrad / Workload in %


Anforderungen / Qualifications

We are seeking a bioinformatician that is highly proficient in NGS data analysis and has very good scripting skills. The ideal candidate is highly communicative, team-oriented and is enthusiastic about collaborating with different research groups. She/he is service-oriented and ready to keep up with the constant developments in the field. Advanced knowledge of English is essential as this is the working language; knowledge of German is helpful. The candidate needs to have working experience with GNU/Linux operating system and script-based NGS data analysis and bioinformatics. She/he has an in-depth knowledge of R/Bioconductor. Additionally, the candidate has experience in genome-wide variant analysis or RNA-seq. Experience in proteomics is a plus.

Sprachkenntnisse / Language requirements


Computerkenntnisse / Computer skills

R, python, Linux

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Auskunft erteilt / More information

Hubert Rehrauer



Bewerbungen / Application

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Hubert Rehrauer
Universität Zürich
Functional Genomics Center Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zurich



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