14076CP - Bio Informatician/Bio Statistician Engineers




The new president of Institut Pasteur has defined bioinformatics as strategic priorities. A "center for bioinformatics, biostatistics and integrative biology" will soon be created with the goal to strengthen computational activities. In this context, the institute plans to hire 40 bioinformaticians over a period of 4 years. A first series of hires is planned for 2014 in order to address the most pressing needs.



The following positions are now open:  2 experts in biostatistics & 3 experts in bioinformatics


Missions and responsibilities:


Support the research units and platforms that require statistical or bioinformatics expertise and analysis of their data. This support will encompass different aspects:

- offer advice and guidance in the application of existing analysis methods and tools

- monitor and evaluate new methods and tools

- where needed, develop new methods and analysis tools

- analyze data in collaboration with research units and platforms

- take an active role in the construction of research projects requiring in-depth statistical analysis, in collaboration with research units and platforms

- offer training in biostatistics and bioinformatics for the campus

- maintain methods and tools developed in the Institute and integrate them into central solutions (Galaxy, Mobyle..)

- participate in activities to federate the bioinformatics community on campus


Expected profile:


Engineer or with equivalent academic training in statistics, applied mathematics, physics or a related field, with a significant professional experience in research or research support, in the industry or in an academic environment.


Skills :


The position requires solid training and/or experience in bioinformatics and/or statistics applied to biological data, particularly data generated by high-throughput sequencing, as well as excellent communication skills and an interest for collaborative work.

Updated on 22/07/2014