degree-qualified computational scientist.

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The research team directed by Drs. Karl Balabanian and Marion Espéli (Inserm U1160,Paris, France) is seeking a degree-qualified computational scientist.

The bioinformatician will be dedicated to work on several projects in the frame offundamental and translational immunology-hematology research, regarding thedialogue established between lymphoid cells and their environment.

This will requireanalyses of large datasets generated from single cell and bulk RNAseq, single cell andbulk ATACseq, spatial transcriptomics, proteomics and high-throughput flow cytometrystudies.

The candidate will have to work with other junior staff with bioinformatics skills. The initial contract is for 2 years with the possibility of extension.


Projects will be developed under the supervision of Drs. K. Balabanian and M. Espelileading the team “Lymphoid niches, chemokines & immuno-hematological syndromes”(

The team encompasses: 1 postdoc, 7 PhD students, 3 research assistants and 5 principal investigators.

The team generates large datasets such as bulk and single celltranscriptomics. The team is part of the unit U1160 and of the Institut de Recherche Saint-Louis located at Saint-Louis hospital in Paris. The building is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities (imaging, animal facility, cytometry platforms…). Profile Candidates will have a Master or Ph.D. in bioinformatics, mathematics, computer science, or related field. She/he should have demonstrated success in a previous research experience in immunology/hematology-applied bioinformatics and statistics. Knowledge in approaches for high-throughput data analysis, statistical modelling, and classification are required. Some knowledge in immunology/hematology would be aplus. Strong motivation, autonomy and ability to quickly and effectively adapt to new projects will be essential.

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Skills required

*Experience in NGS data analysis

*Development of bioinformatics analysis pipelines

*Good programming skills in R, Python, SQL

*Manipulation of standard NGS bioinformatics files (fasta, vcf, sam, bed)

*Training of other team members in the principles and implementation of biologicaldata analysis techniques.

*Good writing skills

*Good level of scientific English

Personal skills :

*Ability to work as part of a team

*Versatility, good organizational skills, planning and rigor.


Minimum degree required: 5 years' higher education

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February 16, 2024

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