Bioinformatics Scientist - identification, design siRNA (m/f/d)

 Axolabs GmbH  Kulmbach
Axolabs is a growing company located in Kulmbach (Bavaria, Germany) and member of the globally active LGC-Group. As the world’s leading CRO in the field of oligonucleotide-based therapeutics we are committed to the pre-clinical development of innovative drugs. We offer a broad range of services for therapeutic oligonucleotides and mRNAs covering bioinformatics, chemical synthesis of oligonucleotides, oligonucleotide conjugates and formulations, analytics, bioanalytics, in vitro and in vivo testing. Due to 20 years of experience in the field we are well known from big pharma and biotech to academia and venture capital for our profound knowledge, high quality standards and excellent research.

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced

Bioinformatics Scientist (m/f/d)

You will work in close cooperation with biologists and chemists, and support clients and your peers in all aspects of data processing and data analysis, including RNA-Seq projects. Your main area of responsibility will be the identification and design of proprietary siRNA and ASO therapeutics, including constant advancement of their design by performing data mining, literature research and supporting structure–activity relationships studies.

Your profile

  • PhD or Master’s degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, biology or a related natural science discipline. Other applicants with substantial professional experience will also be considered.
  • At least 3 years’ experience and a proven track record in RNA-Seq analysis, or machine learning and AI, or in the design of therapeutic oligonucleotides (e.g. ASOs or siRNAs)
  • Mastery of Linux environments and shell scripting
  • Proficiency in one of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, or R
  • Experience with HTML, PHP and MySQL is a plus
  • A profound background in statistics is a plus
  • Understanding of the mechanism of action of oligonucleotide therapeutics, knowledge of RNA chemistry and transcriptomics is a plus
  • Ability to work independently, a high degree of flexibility in a fast-paced work environment, analytical reasoning and a can-do attitude
  • Careful processing and documenting of your results are a given
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English (written and oral), basic knowledge of the German language

What we can offer you

  • Very positive work environment and international workforce
  • Attractive salary and benefits, relocation package optional
  • Permanent position
  • Family-friendly / flexible working hours

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Axolabs GmbH
D-95326 Kulmbach/Germany

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About Axolabs GmbH

Die Axolabs GmbH mit Sitz in Kulmbach ist das weltweit führende Auftragsforschungsunternehmen auf dem Gebiet der Oligonukleotid-Therapeutika und gehört seit 2017 zur global agierenden LGC-Gruppe. Axolabs ist seit 20 Jahren erfolgreich in der präklinischen Entwicklung neuartiger Medikamente tätig und plant sein Wachstum auch zukünftig weiter fortzusetzen.
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