Data Scientist Programmer (expired)

The BIO3 (Biostatistics, Biomedicine, Bioinformatics) group at the GIGA-R Medical Genomics Unit of the University of Liège (Belgium) is always looking for data scientist programmers to support its activities in systems genetics and systems medicine with Big Data.


We are particularly interested in exceptional team players who have a passion for software development in a biomedical setting. To be eligible, you minimally have a Master Degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics, Small Particle Physics or a related field, but most importantly, have an excellent knowledge of C++. As a programmer in C++ you are able to set up testing frameworks to detect bugs and remove errors. Experience in modern software development technologies, such as parallel computing or cloud computing, are an extra advantage. Good English communication skills, both oral and written, are necessary, as well as being able to meet deadlines.

How to apply?

Applications should be sent as a single PDF file by e-mail to kvansteen.applications (at) using “BIO3″ as subject header. The PDF should include a cover letter explaining your qualifications for this position, a motivation, and the names and contact information of 2 academic referees, as well as a scientific CV with detailed information on education, diplomas, grades, past research positions, and publications.

About our group

BIO3 is a dynamic team with recognized expertise in developing and applying methods to detect gene x gene and gene x environment interactions and in unifying biological and statistical evidence in genetic epidemiology. The group leverages systems approaches to exploit the recent explosion of information in human biology and medicine, hereby creating unprecedented opportunities for breakthroughs in improving human health.

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