Scientist in Bioinformatics I

Location Antwerpen, Belgium
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Cherish Becker

Contact email:
Job ref: 10741
Published: 14 days ago

We use state-of-the-art high throughput sequencing and metabolomics technologies to characterize tumor samples. For our new Bioinformatics Core Facility, we are currently looking for 2 dynamic and highly motivated Scientists in Bioinformatics.


  • Building and applying bioinformatics pipelines in order to analyze high-throughput sequencing data such as whole-genome, whole-exome, methylation, RNA data, and single-cell (sc) sequencing data from the newest single-cell multi-omics technologies (scRNA-seq, ATAC-seq, DNA-seq, CITE-seq, CROP-seq and spatial profiling).
  • Guiding biologists in analyzing their own data and performing statistical tests and pathway analysis;
  • Exploring public available databases;
  • Working with and managing big data;
  • The creative visualization of the results;
  • Using and maintaining high performance computing clusters.


  • You have obtained a Masters degree in bioengineering, computer science, (bio)informatics, mathematics or related field;
  • You have good communication skills and can work easily together with other (international) team members;
  • You have a passion for bioinformatics and the motivation to work on innovative and ambitious projects in an open, dynamic and skilled research team;
  • You have experience with Linux systems, bash, R, and statistics.
  • Experience with high-performance computing, (multivariate) statistics, data analysis, Bayesian statistics, machine learning, data visualization and big data management are an important asset;
  • Knowledge of Linux, databases, BioConductor, Python or related programming languages and basic system administration skills are considered a plus.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.


  • A fascinating work environment in which quality, professionalism and social contact are encouraged;
  • The possibility to be at the start of a scientifically cutting-edge and society relevant project;
  • The opportunity to contribute to the biological validation of your own research findings.



For more information please contact me at:  +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or