Biomedical Data Manager
ETH Zurich

Biomedical Data Manager

80%-100%, Zurich, permanent

NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies is an ETH Technology Platform created to enable and accelerate the execution of translational research projects by providing key technological resources, tools and collaboration opportunities for the personalized health research community. For our dynamic and international team in Zurich we are recruiting a Biomedical Data Manager to commence immediately or by mutual agreement. 

Project background

From data to publication - our team enables researchers to access state-of-the-art methods from bioinformatics, statistics, and software development to gain actionable insight into patient-centric diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy. NEXUS collaborates with various academic institutions and hospitals, both national and international. Our projects are typically in a biomedical research setting, ranging from basic NGS analyses to data management, clinical decision support and reporting. 

Job description

Your primary focus will be the management of data generated in biomedical research projects. This includes the implementation of policies for effective and efficient data management, the collection and quality control of biomedical data from various sources. As well as design and implementation of efficient and secure data management procedures, along with documentation and technical support for life scientists.

Your profile

You are passionate about clinical science and translational research and you have:

  • an MSc in bioinformatics or a related field
  • experience in biomedical research projects involving molecular data sets
  • solid programming skills in Python, shell scripting, and Java Script
  • experience with HPC and version control
  • attention to detail
  • and excellent communication skills in English
  • Familiarity with RDF, ontologies, and Graph Databases is a plus

We are looking for a team player who is open to collaborative work, eager to learn and willing to contribute to an inclusive, high performing environment.

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. Furthermore, we offer a flexible, friendly, and highly stimulating work environment.

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We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with:

  • a cover letter (Please indicate the desired work pensum in your cover letter)
  • a CV
  • certificates

We exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about NEXUS can be found on our website. For further information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Nora Toussaint; (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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