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Research Scientist (f/m/d) Bioinformatics, votec International GmbH, Göttingen

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep in­ternal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, inflammation and meta­bo­lic diseases. Leveraging these skills and expertise the company intends to deliver superior science-driven dis­co­very alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

At our subsidiary in Göttingen, the bioinformatics team is looking for two dedicated and professional

Research Scientists (f/m/d) Bioinformatics

full-time and permanent

with a keen interest in software development and applying state of the art bioinformatics to target ID and drug discovery.

We are applying advanced methods in tran­scrip­tomics, proteomics, CRISPR and compound screening to gene­rate large volumes of biological data. In close col­labo­ration with wet-lab and project scientists, the bio­infor­matics team analyzes these data to generate knowledge about gene function and compound activities in various disease areas. As an integral part of the data analysis, we develop our own pan-omics soft­ware platform.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Develop tools and methods for multi-omics data analysis, e.g. high throughput RNA-Seq, Genomic Sequen­cing and proteomics, within our interactive pan-omics platform
  • Apply these methods to large-scale multi-omics data sets within several projects
  • Work with researchers in interdisciplinary project teams in multiple research programs

​Your qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology or a related natural science discipline
  • Experience in multi-omics data analysis and method development
  • Demonstrated strong programming skills in R and at least one additional programming language (e.g. Python, JavaScript)
  • Proficiency in working with bioinformatics tools and understanding of common bioinformatics algorithms
  • Knowledge of software development methodology (version control, testing, documentation) is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced work environment

Our offer:

  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Company pension scheme, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on per­for­mance

To apply, please click on the “Apply” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter, including the earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are curious to get to know you, and we are looking forward to your application.

Evotec International GmbH • Human Resources • Marie-Curie-Straße 7 • 37079 Göttingen
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