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Scientific Programmer/(Senior) Sequence Data Analyst m/f
As a scientific programmer/(senior) data analyst you will conduct biomedical and clinical research in the Leiden Genome Technology Center (LGTC) through the analysis and interpretation of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.
- Albinusdreef, Leiden, Zuid-Holland
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 36 uur
- € 3837 - € 3837 per maand
As a scientific programmer/(senior) data analyst you will conduct biomedical and clinical research in the Leiden Genome Technology Center (LGTC) through the analysis and interpretation of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data. You will develop and apply various analysis pipelines on large genome, exome and transcriptome data sets produced using advanced NGS technologies. You will contribute to the analysis and interpretation of data generated by novel single molecule and single cell NGS technologies such as the Pacific Biosciences Sequel platform and the 10x Genomics Chromium. Such projects can vary from characterizing full-length mRNA sequences to de novo characterization of fully phased variants in disease genes or de novo assembly and characterization of complex genomes or genomic regions. Other responsibilities include the integration of various omics datasets, such as exome-, transcriptome and chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing data. This position will require and promote close collaboration with scientists from various fields.
You have a Master's degree (or higher) in Computer Science with good knowledge of statistics and basic knowledge of molecular biology. Alternatively, you are a bioinformatician with at least two years of experience in the field. If you do not hold a Master’s degree but do feel that your profile and experience fit the requirements of this position, we advise you to send us your application for consideration. You have ample experience with programming languages like R and Python. Additionally, knowledge of command line scripting languages is desirable. You work in a structured way, using version control systems (like Git). You are flexible and communicative, are able to multitask and enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team. Your English is fluent (both in writing as in oral skills).
You will be employed on the basis of a 36- hour week. Appointment is initially for 1 year..The salary will depend on your qualifications and experience, with a maximum of € 3.837 gross per month based on a full time position (scale 9 of the Collective Labor Agreement for University Hospitals).
The terms of employment offered by the LUMC are highly favorable. For example, you will receive 8% holiday remuneration, a year-end bonus, and a pension arrangement with the National Civil Pension Fund. Also, as employee of one of the University Hospitals in the Netherlands, you can benefit from our collective health insurance policy.
Moreover, the LUMC offers excellent facilities in the area of education, child-care centers, and career advice. In addition, you may enjoy various leave arrangements and other extras. You can read more about these facilities elsewhere on this site.
If you have any questions, or if you want more information about this position, please contact Ms. Kloet, head of department, Human Genetics/ LGTC, telephone +31 (0)71 526 94 41. You may also contact Mr. S.Y. Anvar, senior researcher, Human Genetics/LGTC, telephone +31 (0) 71 526 85 59.
For this application procedure references can be requested.