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JOB VACANCY: RESEARCHER IN BIOINFORMATICS (CCMAR, Portugal)

2019.03.26

JOB VACANCY: RESEARCHER IN BIOINFORMATICS (CCMAR, Portugal)

The Algarve Centre for Marine Sciences (CCMAR) is seeking a researcher to provide bioinformatic and computational expertise to develop a “Demonstrator” project for the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC-Life) infrastructure.

 

Job Summary and Duties

1) Develop a web-based portal for the EOSC-Life to enable access to marine genomic resources, including a inter-species software pipeline to compare and update gene annotations and ontologies.
    a) Develop programmatically a web-based application module for the Orcae platform (Online Resource for Community Annotation of Eukaryotes).
    b) Develop programmatically databases and software pipelines for genome curation, and annotation, and ontology comparisons.
2) Provide general bioinformatic expertise to project managers.

Starting Date: The contract will begin in May 2019 and will be in place until the work plan is completed.

Place Of Work: Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMAR), Campus de Gambelas, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal.

Required Profile
1.    An MSc. or Ph.D in Computer Sciences, Computational Biology, or related discipline.
2.    Demonstrable skills in the administration of UNIX(-like) systems, proficiency in Python programming, relational databases and SQL, and related web technologies.
3.    A high proficient in English (spoken and written).
Non-compliance with any of these requirements invalidates the application. Provision of false documentation will be punished by law.

Desired profile:
1.    A PhD in Computer Sciences, Biology, Computational Biology, or related discipline with less than five years postdoc. 
2.    Experience of analysing large life science data sets, such as genomic data and/or physical measurement data, using bioinformatics tools and web-based resources.
3.    Proficiency in the use of the Python Django web framework.

More infomation: https://www.ccmar.ualg.pt/job/ccmarr032019-researcher-mf-1-vacancy

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