Bioinformatics Analyst in Basel or Zurich

50%-100%, Basel, permanent

The ETH Zurich core facility NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies enables discovery and translational research for personalized health. We offer a broad range of expertise, from software engineering and biomedical data management to lab automation and screening services. Embedded in this multi-disciplinary team, the clinical bioinformatics group applies expertise in bioinformatics and statistics to the advancement of biomedical research and clinical applications.

We are recruiting a Bioinformatics Analyst for the Clinical Bioinformatics Group of NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies in Basel or Zürich, to commence immediately or by mutual agreement.

Job description

The primary focus of your position will be the project-tailored analyses and results reporting of diverse high-throughput multi-omics data types, such as whole-genome and transcriptome, single-cell and spatial data. Our projects are typically in a biomedical research or clinical diagnostics setting, and their scope can be very wide, ranging from basic NGS analyses to clinical reporting or public health surveillance. In that respect, NEXUS collaborates with various academic institutions and hospitals and you will communicate with diverse stakeholders. Further, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of reproducible analysis pipelines and software packages. We also have a strong focus on making sure that data adheres to the FAIR principles and on supporting partners to follow research data management best practices. 

Profile

We are looking for a motivated and diligent colleague who likes to exchange with others and who is interested in clinical science and translational research.

The position requires

  • MSc in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field
  • Proven experience in biomedical, genomics, or integrative research projects involving molecular data sets
  • Experience in analyzing genomics/transcriptomics sequencing data
  • Solid programming skills in Python or R
  • Familiarity in HPC usage and Bash
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written

Advantageous are

  • Experience in statistics or software development
  • Experience with workflow management systems
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to translate project needs into technical solutions
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively within cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of German

Workplace

Workplace




We offer

At NEXUS we value knowledge exchange and working together as a team, where everyone brings in their own expertise. As a small group we have flat hierarchies, and we offer flexible working hours and family-friendly working models. We provide training opportunities and a broad and exciting field of work, at the cutting edge of translational research.

Working, teaching and research at ETH Zurich

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with

  • a cover letter
  • CV
  • diplomas and certificates
  • references of employment

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about NEXUS can be found on our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Franziska Singer, Tel +41 6138 73304 or e-mail singer@nexus.ethz.ch (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with

  • a cover letter
  • CV
  • diplomas and certificates
  • references of employment

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about NEXUS can be found on our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Franziska Singer, Tel +41 6138 73304 or e-mail singer@nexus.ethz.ch (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.