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Bioinformatician, Emerging Bacterial Pathogens Unit

IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy, is looking for an enthusiastic bioinformatician to join the Emerging Bacterial Pathogens Unit (EBPU), headed by Daniela Cirillo.


The candidate should have a biological or quantitative background, previous experience in Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis, a demonstrated proficiency with Python or R and an interest towards microbiology and antibiotics resistance. Experience in machine learning and a background in microbiology or bacterial genetics will be considered a plus.


We are looking for a candidate with the following skill set:


  • MSc in Bioinformatics/Biology or quantitative background;
  • +2 years hands-on documented experience in bioinformatics or data sciences with a biological background;
  • HPC and Unix systems familiarity;
  • Proficiency with at least one of the following script languages: Python, R;
  • Proven ability to work in a research laboratory both autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Written and spoken English (minimum B2).


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