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ViroSpot MN assay, a novel tool for antigenic characterization of influenza viruses and serology.
The ViroSpot assay platform is currently available for influenza virus and RSV, and under development for multiple other viral targets.

Virology Contract Research Laboratory

Specialized team of scientists

BSL 2 & BSL 3 Facilities

Large Scale Diagnostic Services

Specialized Consultancy Services

NEWS

ViroSpot MN assay, a novel tool for antigenic characterization of influenza viruses and serology.
The ViroSpot assay platform is currently available for influenza virus and RSV, and under development for multiple other viral targets.

Vacancy

Are you looking for a challenging, dynamic bioinformatician position? Than we might have a vacancy for you! Currently we are looking for a:

Bioinformatician

In this position, you will optimize data-analysis tools for NGS sequencing and data analysis. As such, you will be working in the Molecular Virology Services department of Viroclinics Biosciences, which currently consists of ~20 employees. You will be working at the Rotterdam Science Tower, where our head office is based.

The following tasks will be a part of your responsibilities:

  • Development, optimization and validation of data analysis tools for NGS
  • Generation of protocols, reports, SOPs
  • Communication within and between departments regarding development of data analysis tools
  • Ensuring that all quality data is accurately recorded, approved and provided to the QA department for review in a timely manner
  • Provide support to Computerized Systems and Data Management departments

Personal competences

We are looking for a colleague who can develop and optimize data-analysis tools for NGS sequencing and data analysis with attention to detail and focus on quality. Strong communication skills to collaborate with the research and development team in analyzing and interpreting the results of NGS protocol optimizations and novel applications are required. You have to be a team player, flexible, customer –oriented and used to working in a commercial environment.

Required education and experience

  • Master / PHD in bioinformatics or equivalent. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in bioinformatics with experience in NGS analyses are also invited to apply
  • Fluent in one or more of the following languages: Python/Perl/SQL/Java/C++/R
  • Experience with Linux/ UNIX operating systems
  • Experience in NGS data analysis, virology expertise preferable
  • Strong professionally Dutch and English language skills both verbally and written

Terms of employment

The bioinformatician position is a full time position, for 40 hours a week. We offer you a salary that corresponds with your education, experience and our company policy. We offer you a one-year contract with the possibility of extension and a permanent contract upon good performance. Furthermore, you will receive 8% holiday allowance and travel allowance.

Company profile

Viroclinics Biosciences is a leader in the strongly growing and very dynamic market of diagnostic services companies. As a service organization we offer serological, virus-based and molecular analyses of any type of sample and combine this with a global logistics service network. We have customers from all over the world and our analyses encompass many types of viruses.

Professionalism and high quality standards are hallmarks of our organization. The 140 employees of Viroclinics are diverse and motivated. Will you join us?

To apply for this position

Would you like to be a part of our Molecular Virology Services department as bioinformatician? Please send your CV and motivation letter before June 30, 2019 to Carla Coors, HRM Assistant, at hr@viroclinics.com. For further information about the vacancy, please contact Saskia Smits, VP Molecular Virology Services via smits@viroclinics.com.

Acquisition by employment agencies is not appreciated.

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