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SV - Head of the Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core Facility (BBCF)
The School of Life Sciences (SV) at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, http://sv.epfl.ch/) is a rapidly growing academic center in life sciences research with currently around 55 research groups. The School has a special focus in neuroscience, bioengineering, cancer research, infectious and metabolic diseases.
For its scientific support structures, the School is currently seeking a :
Head of the Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core Facility (BBCF)
The mission of the BBCF ( http://bbcf.epfl.ch) is to serve the EPFL life science community in experimental design, data management, data analysis, data integration, biostatistics and tool development. The expected primary focus will be on areas of data-intensive research including genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, protein structure/function . The facility closely interacts with other local and national bioinformatics, computational and -omics research and facility structures.
The Head of BBCF will have the following tasks and responsibilities:
The suitable candidate is expected to hold a PhD degree in a field within the wide area of biology and computer science, with in-depth knowledge and interest in computational biology disciplines such as biostatistics, multi-omics data integration, bioinformatics.
He/she should have documented research experience in computational biology, ideally complemented by having worked in a service-oriented environment. The applicant should be rigorous, reliable, well organized, service-oriented, and have excellent inter-personal skills and ability to manage a team of 5-6 members. Working language in EPFL's multi-cultural research environment is English.
Duration:initially a fixed-term contract
Start date:November 1, 2016, or to be discussed
For further information, please contact Prof. Felix Naef (email@example.com) or Dr. Harald Hirling, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Procedure for applications:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, working certificates and the name of 3 reference persons by emailonlyat the following address:candidaturesSV@epfl.ch
To be mentioned under Object: 4654/SV
Any email not containing this mention will not be taken into account
Screening of applications will begin on September 15, 2016.