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Scientific programmer for constraint-based modeling (m/f) open

The University of Luxembourg has the following vacancy in the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB):

Scientific programmer for constraint-based modeling (m/f)

  • Fixed-term contract 2 years, 40h/week
  • Employee status (start date: as soon as possible)
  • Ref.: I1R-MSP-PFN-12ATHU

Area: Constraint-based modeling (COBRA) of human metabolism

Your Role
  • Design and implement efficient computational workflows.
  • Develop and maintain an in-house database.
  • Assist researchers with their programming needs.
  • Assist with data pre-processing and data analysis.
  • Maintain programming code.
Your Profile
  • An MSc or PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, systems biology, or related fields with an interest in biological and medical problems.
  • Proven ability to program COBRA methods in Matlab are required.
  • Strong computer programming skills (R, C/C++, Python/Perl, MySQL) are desired.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Excellent working knowledge of English is required.
We offer
  • Competitive salary.
  • The opportunity to participate in the development of the newly created LCSB and to work closely with worldwide academic partners.
  • Exciting, interdisciplinary, international environment.

The University is an equal opportunity employer.

Further Information

Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter mentioning the reference number
  • List of publications, if applicable.
  • Description of past research experience and future interests 
  • Name and addresses of three referees

For further information, please contact:
Prof. Ines Thiele

Please apply online by 30th April 2013 here: http://emea3.mrted.ly/5qot

posted 2013.04.17