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Permanent researcher position in Fondation Jean DAUSSET - CEPH

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Fondation Jean Dausset – CEPH (Paris) is involved in large research projects (in particular the LABEX GENMED, in order to study causes of complex diseases using high throughput technologies generating large volumes of data


 Job​ ​description:​ 

 to reinforce the bioinformatics team in Fondation Jean DAUSSET - CEPH, a permanent position is opened.

The recruited person will participate into the data analyses (NGS) of different ongoing projects (cancers, longevity in particular) and will be asked to:

● set up pipelines and in particular: - selecting / testing new bioinformatic tools - do scientific monitoring

● create original analysis tools based on genomics data for publication purpose

● do the analyses / interpretation of results for publication purpose

Required​ ​diploma:​ MSc / PhD in Bioinformatics (preferentially) or related field


Profile of​ ​the​ ​candidate:


You published at​ ​least​ ​2​ ​articles​ ​as​ ​a​ ​first​ ​/​ ​last​ ​author​ in international peer-reviewed scientific journals within the last 5 years. Besides you have the following skills:

● proficient​ ​with​ ​Unix/Linux​ ​environment

● some basic knowledge of biology and genetics

● demonstrated skills in writing scientific articles

● highly​ ​proficient​ ​in​ ​at​ ​least​ ​one​ ​programming​ ​language​ (perl, R, python, java, c, c++ ...)

● proficient in algorithmics and distributed programming

● good knowledge of standard bioinformatics methods and softwares

● solid knowledge in statistics

● good communication skills

● Autonomous,​ ​rigorous,​ ​you enjoy​ ​learning​ and like​ ​challenges

● knowledge in relational databases The following skills are good to have for this position:

● experience with non relational databases

● proficiency with deep learning

● proficiency with GPU programming


A​ ​first​ ​experience​ ​of​ ​at​ ​least​ ​3​ ​years​ ​in​ ​Next​ ​Generation​ ​Sequencing​ ​data​ ​analysis​ ​is required.



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