UCLouvain recrute


Description de l'offre

The Université catholique de Louvain is a French-speaking university present in six different locations, including Charleroi. With a multicultural and multilingual environment, UCLouvain is open to the world and hosts students and researchers from around the world. The university is highly ranked internationally and is a major employer in Wallonia and the Brussels region. UCLouvain operates faculties, research institutes, and administration to fulfill the three missions of teaching, research, and service to society.
e-OMIX is a new project launched a UCLouvain and aims at establishing a new bioinformatic hub for sharing and leverage omics data (collected from different platforms quantifying cellular molecular content) across different laboratories in Brussels and Wallonia for research and clinical purposes.

• Build bioinformatics pipelines processing single-omics data (mass spectrometry, high-throughput sequencing, etc.)
• Implement specific cloud-based storage and computation.
• Develop solutions for the exchange and interoperability of large biological datasets (in accordance with HL7 FHIR standards).
• Develop and deploy specific modules to optimize experimental workflow, such as Quality Control or sample tracing.
• Help with designing automated or semi-automated statistical analyses.

• PhD in computer science, software engineering, or related field, or Master’s degree with 5-year work experience (senior position) or Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field (junior position)
• Demonstrable experience with the following tools:
– Object-oriented programming (Java or C++)
– Data science, machine learning (Python), and/or statistical computing (R)
– Databases (PostgreSQL)
– Responsive Web applications (Spring, Vue.js, Bootstrap, etc.)
– Professional software development (e.g., unit testing, version control, continuous integration, release cycles, Git, etc.)
– Cloud architectures
• Interest in biological or medical research
• Ability to work both autonomously and within a team.
• Good written and oral communication skills, English proficiency

Additional assets
• Experience in biology, bioinformatics, health informatics, or in any position involving biological or medical data
• Experience with Kubernetes/Docker Swarm, RESTful APIs
• Knowledge of R Bioconductor package
• Familiarity with open-source software distribution

Our offer
• A collaborative work environment: The project is conjointly led by the Computational Biology (CBIO) and Computer Engineering (INGI) units from UCLouvain and will involve other major academic actors.
• The collaborator will be partly based in the A6K startup incubator in Charleroi, and partly home-based (with occasional travels to UCLouvain’s Brussels or Louvain-La-Neuve campuses)
• Flexible work hours
• One-year fixed-term contract, with a possibility of extension.
• Reimbursement of public transportation cost

Candidates are invited to send their application (resume and cover letter, detailing their technical skills and professional experience) at jobs@eomix.be.

Complément d'information

The position is a fixed-term contract. Funding is available until December 31st 2025.

Personne de contact

Nom :Jérôme Linden

Email :jobs@eomix.be