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On behalf of our client, a US-based and capitalized start-up healthcare company that has a core team in Athens that addresses the healthcare needs of large US companies, we are currently looking for a highly aspirated Bioinformatics Scientist to join its super talented team in Athens.
You will be responsible for analyzing metagenomic data from bacterial communities, including assessing and developing pipelines and computational approaches suited for company’s data.
You will also have the opportunity to collaborate and assess current methods and provide suggestions
for accurate and innovative techniques.
Coordinate metagenomic analysis
Map reads to bacterial genome sequences to determine the composition of sample aliquots
Develop tools for aggregating data and visualization
Improve or develop new computational pipelines for increasing the accuracy of read mapping and taxonomy identification in sampled microbial communities
Develop statistically sound approaches in order to analyse large sets of metagenomic data and metadata gathered from company’s digital application and device
Proactively offer creative solutions and new computational strategies to help achieve company goals for innovative display and analysis of data
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
BSc or MSc in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Genomics, or a related field
Minimum 6 months of hands-on experience with Bioinformatics methods in relation to the microbiome
Experienced in Python or R
Experience building and manipulating databases
Familiarity with microbiome literature particularly in the context of microbiome and therapeutic approaches
Nice to have
Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field
Demonstrated experience in machine learning, algorithm development and testing
Familiarity with NGS algorithms (e.g., Bowtie, SAMtools)
Ability to prioritize and deliver results
High sense of accountability and quality
Attention to detail
Self-motivated learning (workshops, open-source contribution, online courses)
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse Android technologies and techniques
You will join one of the best workplaces in Greece where there will be room to boost your career and work next to top-notch professionals.
The offering includes among others :
Annual learning budget
Remote working (1 day / week)
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