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Associate Scientist Bioinformatics

Gepubliceerd: 14 dagen geleden
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CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and career coaching of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences. For our client, DSM Food Specialties BV, we are searching for an Associate Scientist Bioinformatics.

Company profile
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stake holders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials

The DSM Biotechnology Center (DBC) is the primary location for biotech R&D, responsible for the realisation of biotech innovations and the developments of novel bio-products and sustainable bioprocesses. DBC has strong competences in high-throughput screening, strain development, bioinformatics and modelling, industrial bioprocessing, application, microbiology and advanced analytics. DBC is well connected with DSM R&D hubs around the world, and with globally leading research institutes and universities.
This position is within the Bioinformatics and Modelling group.

Job description
As an Associate Scientist Bioinformatics, you will be located at the DBC in Delft. Your challenge will be to support business driven R&D projects for microbial strain and process development, with the of focus of analysis and interpretation of next-generation sequencing data sets. You will be part of a team with junior and senior bioinformatics and modelling experts, active on business projects for food, feed, fuel, biomaterials and bioagri solutions.

Who we're looking for
The ideal candidate has an M.Sc. in bioinformatics, with 3-5 years of experience (industry work or Ph.D. degree) in bioinformatics, genomics or a related discipline. You have solid experience with the analysis and interpretation of next-generation sequencing data, such as Illumina or PacBio, for genomics / transcriptomics projects. Ideally, you have experience with sequence analyses and reporting in preparation of regulatory dossiers in the food sector.
Additionally you have:

  • Experience in use and development of bioinformatics pipelines;
  • Experience with programming, data visualisation and data handling in Python, R, or related languages;
  • Proficient in Unix/Linux-based command line and cluster environments;
  • Background or experience in metabolic engineering, synthetic biology, biochemistry, bioprocess engineering or food science is advantageous;
  • Service oriented, flexible, and comfortable working in multidisciplinary teams.;
  • Strong communication and explanatory skills towards non-experts and stake holders inside DSM.

Additional vacancy information
Reference: A2000095
Contract: Temporary contract with CLS Services
Education: WO/MSc.
Terms: Project until at least the end of 2020.
Contactperson: Jan Paul Favier
Phone: +31 (0)88 22 77 555

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