Scientist Bioinformatics - Mechelen


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As a member of the bioinformatics team you will participate in bioinformatics efforts supporting the drug discovery projects. By carrying out functional analyses, data integration, and implementing and executing data analysis methodologies, you work with the multidisciplinary disease biology and drug discovery teams in acquiring scientific insights to direct the research strategy. You will play a key role in implementing bioinformatics tools and methods supporting a wide range of activities, from research projects to proof-of-concept studies. In collaboration with the Information Systems (IS) team, these tools will be incorporated.


We are looking for someone with:

  • A master degree and three years of relevant work experience or a PhD with a demonstrated track record in bioinformatics
  • Knowledge of expression data analysis, micro-arrays and/or sequencing-based
  • Experience in developing analysis strategies and workflows in transcriptomics
  • Experience in data-science techniques, data structures and data-interchange formats and experience with document databases
  • Working knowledge of Linux and programming expertise
  • Good knowledge of R, working out proof of concept workflows, analysis tools or visualisations are a plus.

Are you a good team player who can work and communicate in a multidisciplinary environment with different professional backgrounds, do you have a problem-solving ability and good verbal and writing communication skills in English? Please do not hesitate and click on the application button below.


  • An exciting opportunity to develop and deploy bioinformatics-driven solutions to the scientific community at Galapagos.
  • A position in an international and growing Biotech company
  • A competitive benefit packages
  • The opportunity to learn and develop yourself


If you have any questions about this position, please contact Majsa Onderwater on the number +31(0)630076674


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