ELIXIR Belgium is hiring a Bioinformatics and Data Science Trainer

ELIXIR Belgium is hiring a Bioinformatics and Data Science Trainer

The VIB Bioinformatics Core is hiring an enthousiastic ELIXIR data science trainer to expand the training program and establish the data science curriculum of ELIXIR Belgium. Our institute greatly values diverse standpoints and promotes an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected.

Based on your experience in data science and life sciences and in collaboration with the Training Coordinator of ELIXIR-BE, you will develop and organise several new training sessions including online training material. To successfully accomplish your program, you will scout potential (bio)informatics trainers, guide them in setting up a successful training session and take the final responsibility of the execution and follow-up of training sessions. You will also have the opportunity to give training sessions of your own (preferentially in data science-related topics) and to explore new ways of training methods.

To keep up your skills in the fast evolving area of data science and bioinformatics, part of your time will be dedicated to specific projects in these topics. You will continue to establish connections to international trainers (e.g., and work on the visibility of the VIB Bioinformatics Core and ELIXIR Belgium, towards the institute and towards the world.

You can count on administrative and communication support, and the assistance of two bioinformatics trainers as colleagues to succeed. You will be employed in the VIB Bioinformatics Core of VIB ( Delivering training is one of our major activities, besides software development and providing bioinformatics software to VIB scientists.

ELIXIR Belgium is hiring a Software Developer

ELIXIR Belgium a Software Developer

The bioinformatics research groups at the VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology (PSB) develop novel software and web tools for the integration of large-scale data sets in the area of genomics, transcriptomics and phenomics for which an extensive computational infrastructure is available on site. In order to further enhance the features, usability and integration in the ELIXIR network of in-house developed software platforms identified as ELIXIR Belgium node services, we are looking for a Software Developer.

ELIXIR is a European research infrastructure which unites life science organisations in managing and safeguarding the increasing volume of data being generated by research. It coordinates, integrates and sustains bioinformatics resources from the different member states and enables users to access services that are vital for their research. Belgium recently joined ELIXIR as a full member. The Belgian ELIXIR node is coordinated by the VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology (PSB). PSB is a world-leading plant science institute with the mission to integrate genetics, genomics and bio-computing to unravel the biology of plants and to further explore the potential of plants to build a sustainable world.