computational biologist in Neuchatel

Laura Deola, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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neuchatel, neuchâtel
life sciences
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laura deola, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50

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Randstad Professionals is looking for a Computational Biologist  for a major client in the tobacco industry based in Neuchâtel.


Contract period: 4 months

Start date: 01.09.2020


As a key part of a highly skilled multidisciplinary team that executes scientifically and technically challenging projects, you will bring your computational skills and your experience in network biology to the analysis and interpretation of a broad range of omics data. This requires that you interact closely with a wide range of experts, including computational biologists and experimental scientists.


Your responsibilities:

  • Support the development of biological network model relevant to our toxicological assessment studies

  • Process gene expression datasets, perform  analyses, and support the biological interpretation of the results

  • Contribute to the integration of multi-modality systems biology data

  • Develop computational tools and workflows that support these activities


If you are interested to take on these responsibilities you should have the following requirements:

  • PhD in computational biology, applied mathematics, computational toxicology, bioinformatics or a related field

  • Experience in applying and developing network biology computational methodologies

  • Experience in processing Affymetrix  and RNAseq data

  • Good  statistical knowledge (estimation methodologies, experimental design)

  • Proficiency in R programming, ShinyApp development is a plus

  • Basic understanding of molecular biology mechanisms

  • Computational data mining expertise and ability to interrogate, interpret, and visualize biological and toxicological data

  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is a must.


If you are good at leading a wide variety of studies and taking ownership, you enjoy learning while operating in an inquisitive and changing environment working collaboratively with cross-functional teams, you are excellent in delivering results in a timely manner and have an effective and impactful communication style, you are the one we want for this position as a Computational Biologist. We look forward to receiving your online application.

Please note a Swiss Work permit or EU-citizenship is mandatory for this position.