Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe
Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe

Bioinformatician - Data Analyst


Job Description

About our facility

As supporting units, the VIB Core Facilities have the ambition to continuously improve the local research environment and to offer research groups access to high-end infrastructure and expert staff to assist with the execution of technology-demanding, interdisciplinary projects. The VIB Proteomics Core,located at Ghent University, is a flagship Core Facility that provides contemporary mass spectrometry-based proteomics services. Running several state-of-the-art mass spectrometers, typical services include large-scale analysis of biological samples to measure protein abundance, identify protein modifications and map protein interactions.

Your job

The VIB Proteomics Core is looking for an enthusiastic (bio)informatician who will:

  • Implement existing software tools and adjust them to our needs
  • Develop novel computational tools
  • Assist in the analysis of service projects
  • Provide general IT support




  • Computer Engineer, Master or Bachelor degree in Informatics or a related field, with an interest in biological data, bioinformatics or biostatistics
  • Good programming skills in Java and/or Python are required, along with experience with relational database systems (e.g., MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Open minded, creative and cooperative
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Desirable but not required: 

  • Experience in omics data analysis (e.g. genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics) 
  • Experience with mass spectrometry data analysis

We offer

  • A working climate where trust, collaboration, commitment and quality work is essential
  • An open ended contract with an attractive salary and benefits
  • Access to state-of-the art tools and infrastructure
  • A stimulating and supportive international research environment

How to apply?

How to Apply

​Motivated candidates are asked to apply online.


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