Work location Groningen
Apply no later than 25 August 2019
We offer an exciting multidisciplinary environment with many international collaborations in the area of area of biobanking, cohorts, (rare) disease, multi-omics and data science/bioinformatics. The position is part of the Genomics Coordination Centre (GCC), the ‘big data’ research & service hub of the Department of Genetics, University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) and University of Groningen (rank 66 worldwide, 3rd best place to work in EU). Our mission is to accelerate scientific discovery in health data with innovative methods and tools that expedite medical research and improves people's lives. GCC is at the heart of the exciting big data transformation in life sciences with large population biobanks and patient cohorts and new biotechnologies producing terabytes of epidemiological genetic, molecular and imaging data offering unprecedented possibilities to diagnose disease and improve health status. You will be part of a social and ambitious team of 1 professor, 2 postdocs, 4 project/team leaders, 1 community manager, 8 programmers (2 scrum teams), 4 data managers and 4 Phd students, as well as the larger Genetics department (350+ people) all on a mission to enable large scale integrated health data analyses towards better understanding and prediction of disease and health.
What do we need
The ideal candidate has a PhD in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Medical Informatics, Computer Science or a related field who:
Has extensive experience in and passion for semantic web, ontologies and linked data technology
Has familiarity with FAIR principles
Loves to translate theory into software solutions that can be widely used in practice
Thrives in international collaborations and with researchers from other disciplines
Has pro-active, can do, collaborative, open attitude
Communicates easily in English speech and scientific writing (with good publication track record)
Can recruit and supervise students and data managers
Is prepared to travel (inter)nationally
We appreciate knowledge in one of the following topics: (distributed) machine learning, knowledge engineering, natural language processing, research data management, open data, data quality, mathematics, statistics.
The UMCG has a preventive Hepatitis B policy. The UMCG can provide you with the vaccination, should it be required for your position.
In case of specific professions a ‘Certificate of Good Conduct’ is required.
What do we offer
An appointment of 0.8-1.0 FTE as a postdoctoral fellow for four years; embedded in a dynamic department of top researchers (including a Spinoza prize winner), opportunity to lead one or more of our research projects, benefit from a large group of programmers and data managers that provide many materials to publish on, a service desk that gives access to a wide range of researchers, and the opportunity to work in multiple large international networks.
Your salary will be a maximum of € 4.481,- (scale 10) or € 5.226,- (scale 11) gross per month, depending on your qualifications and relevant experience, based on a full-time appointment. In addition, the UMCG will offer you 8% holiday pay and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. The terms of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Medical Centers (CAO-UMC).
For more information about this vacancy you may contact:
Prof. Morris Swertz, head of the Genomics Coordination Centre, telephone +31 (0) 50 361 7100, e-mail: email@example.com (please do not use e-mail address for applications)
Applying for a job
Please use the the digital application form at the bottom of this page - only these will be processed.
You can apply until 25 August 2019.
Within half an hour after sending the digital application form you will receive an email- confirmation with further information.
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