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Position: Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Metabolomics and Cheminformatics (m/f)
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Department: Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: Within the project, the postdoctoral Researcher will establish, develop and maintain computational mass spectrometry and cheminformatics software and workflows, primarily for target and non-target metabolomics and environmental analysis. The developed methods will be an integral part of tackling the many open research questions at LCSB, based in the Environmental Cheminformatics Group (Emma Schymanski) in conjunction with the Bioinformatics Core (Reinhard Schneider)
Requirements: PhD degree (or equivalent) in bioinformatics, cheminformatics, chemistry, biotechnology, environmental. sciences, mathematics, physics or related fields. Experience in or willingness to learn: R, Java, web services, Docker containers and designing user-friendly interfaces. Git-based subversion control (GitHub, GitLab), BioConductor and/or CRAN. Non-target workflows for mass spectrometry data (metabolomics, environmental). Major cheminformatics toolkits (e.g. CDK, OpenBabel and/or ChemAxon). Computational analysis of complex datasets (advanced statistics, machine learning etc.). Ability to design and implement code, services, workflows and data analysis for research activities. Supportive of Open Science initiatives and willing to become a highly active member in the online mass. spectrometry and cheminformatics communities supporting researchers. Eagerness to contribute to the deliverables and research goals of the project in collaboration with all. project members, including robust workflows, publications and innovative coding projects. Willingness to work in a team, with project members and other LCSB colleagues
   
Text: UOL02557 14-Dec-2018 Company Text Luxembourg is a dynamic, multicultural country in the heart of Europe with a strong research and development base supported by important organisational resources. The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg, offers state-of-the-art facilities and an excellent training environment for early-stage researchers, in particular in the biomedical sciences. The Environmental Cheminformatics Group and Bioinformatics Core at the LCSB are looking to hire a Computational Postdoctoral Scientist as an integral part of a recent ATTRACT Fellowship Research Project granted by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR): Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Metabolomics and Cheminformatics (m/f) Reference: 50013904 - (R-STR-4031-00-B) Fixed-term contract 24 months (project funding available for up to 5 years) Full-time position (40h per week) Earliest starting date February 1 st , 2019 (position will be advertised until filled) Your Role The main activities: Within the project, the postdoctoral Researcher will establish, develop and maintain computational mass spectrometry and cheminformatics software and workflows, primarily for target and non-target metabolomics and environmental analysis . The developed methods will be an integral part of tackling the many open research questions at LCSB, based in the Environmental Cheminformatics Group (Emma Schymanski) in conjunction with the Bioinformatics Core (Reinhard Schneider). For further information, please contact emma.schymanski@uni.lu . Your Profile We seek a highly motivated researcher and programmer with the following profile: PhD degree (or equivalent) in bioinformatics, cheminformatics, chemistry, biotechnology, environmental sciences, mathematics, physics or related fields Experience in or willingness to learn: R, Java, web services, Docker containers and designing user-friendly interfaces Git-based subversion control (GitHub, GitLab), BioConductor and/or CRAN Non-target workflows for mass spectrometry data (metabolomics, environmental) Major cheminformatics toolkits (e.g. CDK, OpenBabel and/or ChemAxon) Computational analysis of complex datasets (advanced statistics, machine learning etc.) Ability to design and implement code, services, workflows and data analysis for research activities Supportive of Open Science initiatives and willing to become a highly active member in the online mass spectrometry and cheminformatics communities supporting researchers Eagerness to contribute to the deliverables and research goals of the project in collaboration with all project members, including robust workflows, publications and innovative coding projects Willingness to work in a team, with project members and other LCSB colleagues Fluent in English, skills in German and/or French will be advantageous We offer Competitive remuneration; contract subject to public national security system benefits A dynamic, exciting and equal opportunity international research environment Further Information Applications should quote Ref: 50013904 and include: a full curriculum vitae, including any publications the contact details of three referees, a copy of the relevant diplomas a cover letter indicating your motivation for this project, your match to the job requirements and a succinct description of your relevant experience and future interests Please apply online until December 14 th , 2018 (or until filled).
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