Research Scientist in Bioinformatics / Epigenetics in oncology

 CDI · Autres   Bac+8 / Doctorat, Grandes Écoles   Evotec · Toulouse (France)

 Date de prise de poste : 1 septembre 2022


epigenetics multiomics R machine learning data vizualisation clinical data



For our Toulouse-based team, embedded in the global community of about 80 bioinformaticians and computational biologists, we are looking for a Bioinformatics Research Scientist/Associate or Data Scientist (M/F -- Permanent) for the development of innovative bioinformatics approaches for drug discovery in the oncology field

General Summary :

We are looking for a motivated scientist to join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary Bioinformatics team and contribute to our collaborative drug discovery projects, by developping innovative computational approaches, data visualizations, in support to oncology multiomics projects

Missions and responsibilities :

- Research and development of novel algorithms and techniques for analysis and visualization of omics data (Mainly Epigenomics, but also Transcriptomics, Genomics, Proteomics, etc.)

- Supporting project teams in analyzing large scale omics datasets, and providing relevant insight through visualizations and interpretation of results.

- Development of high-quality tools for data analysis and automatic processing of data

- Working with researchers in interdisciplinary project teams to explain the results of your analysis and give advice on experimental design

- Presenting results in customer meetings


Knowledge, skills and abilities :

- Experience with analysis of omics data, in particular epigenomics datasets (ChIP-seq, open-chromatin accessibility assays such as ATAC-seq and others, BS-seq, etc.) and others (RNA-seq, Hi-C, etc.). Knowledge of databases (e.g. oncology databases, dataset repositories) is a plus.

- Demonstrated programming skills in R other other programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++. Experience with high-performance computing environments is a plus.

- Proven track record in programming, data science, machine-learning, computational life science, computer science, computational biology/chemistry, mathematics or statistics, and experience in the use of classical statistical methods and modern concepts, such as Bayesian statistics, bootstrapping and machine learning

- Enthusiasm for visual analytics and data science, scientific rigor and excellent analytical and synthetic capabilities, dynamic personality with passion for innovation and problem-solving and a willingness to apply core areas of knowledge to new areas of interest to Evotec and its clients.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the initiative to actively communicate with data producers and data users in an interdisciplinary environment, and ability to work independently and well-organized in a fast-paced work environment.


Experience and education :  

PhD in bioinformatics, mathematics, computer science, or related field with proven experience in bioinformatics (>2 years in academia or private sector) using human or mouse data


Note: this a an on-site position in Toulouse, France

Please send your CV and motivation letter at


Procédure : Please apply on the company's website with your CV and motivation letter, in english.

Date limite : 31 décembre 2022


Piras Vincent

Offre publiée le 9 août 2022, affichage jusqu'au 31 décembre 2022