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Recent breakthroughs in imaging technologies have created new challenges related to data analysis and data mining, as well as management and submission of data to public repositories. One of the major activities of the Cell Biology and Biophysics Computational Support team is to provide support at all levels in projects involving image data management, analysis and mining of light microscopy data. The Team also implements computational resources and contributes to the design and teaching of relevant courses. The CBB Support team is searching for a computational scientist with strong background in computational image data analysis and mining and extensive experience in using this to support scientists in answering biological questions.
As a professional in data analysis, data management and software development you will act as a computational expert inside collaborative research project teams within the Unit. You will also carry out international collaborative work inside European Infrastructure projects, consortia or technology development programs. The main responsibilities are:
A sound knowledge of general cell biology would be a clear advantage.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits. Excellent child care facility is available on campus.
We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1600 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome.
Our mission is to offer vital services in training scientists, students and visitors at all levels; to develop new instruments and methods in the life sciences and actively engage in technology transfer activities, and to integrate European life science research.
The working language of the institute is English.
The initial contract is for a period of three years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.