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Bioinformatician

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We are looking for a Bioinformatician to join the Inbiose team in Ghent, Belgium.

About Inbiose:

Belgium-based Inbiose develops biotechnological processes using the proprietary Glycoactives platform to produce specialty carbohydrates such as human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). We are committed to make these complex sugars available to a large set of industries such as infant formula, dietary supplements, functional food & beverages, pet food, .... to meet the global demand for healthy and sustainable food and feed ingredients. With many products in various stages of regulatory and sales development Inbiose is poised for high growth in the coming years. The company has been established in 2013 as spin-off from UGent University and has grown into a 50 FTE organisation.

At our core we are entrepreneurial, value integrity and ownership mentality and are committed to high ethical and safety standards.

More information about Inbiose can be found on www.inbiose.com.  

Your profile:

  • MSc or PhD in Bioscience Engineering, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics or equivalent experience

  • Experience in bioinformatics approaches for DNA and RNA next-generation sequence analyses and metagenomics

  • Integration and visualization of omics data

  • Experience in creating and implementing complex data workflows (e.g. using Snakemake, Nextflow)

  • Experience in genome mining, comparative genomics, and functional genetics

  • Proficiency in R and Python

  • High level communication skills

  • Ability to be inventive and to present novel ideas in method development, data analysis and interpretation

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member

Optional skills and experience with an added value:

  • Experience in statistics

  • Experience using classical and/or deep machine learning methods

  • Biological background in metabolic engineering and glycobiology

  • Biological background in immunology

  • Experience with large-scale computational analysis (high-performance computing cluster)

  • In silico enzyme engineering experience (e.g. Yasara)

Responsibilities:

  • Expand current and build new bioinformatic pipelines to speedup new and running research projects

  • Analyze experimental (omics) data

  • Communicate effectively with collaborators to understand and satisfy product and research analysis needs

  • Provide training for the developed/implemented tools for (internal) users

  • Collaborate with other scientists within the company

We offer an interesting job with a lot of variety and responsibilities in a dynamic young team of collaborators in a field with a lot of future. You will be working at the Technology Park 82/41 9052 Zwijnaarde, easily reachable by bike, car or public transportation. 

Is this the job you are looking for?

Send us your CV with a motivation letter to:

Kim Munnecom, Inbiose NV, Technology Park 82/41 9052 Zwijnaarde or via e-mail to jobs@Inbiose.com

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