Junior research fellow: app developer

University of Padova
Biomedical Sciences
Italy Padova Padova
protein.bio.unipd.it/news/app-developer

Description

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative candidate to join our lab and maintain its web infrastructure. The successful candidate will be in charge of developing the full stack of technologies to expose the services implemented by the laboratory. The candidate will implement Node.js REST applications and Angular web interfaces. Node.js will communicate with a MongoDB management system and interact with a SGE scheduler.

CONTEXT The BioComputing UP Laboratory, led by Prof. Silvio Tosatto, is a dynamic group of about fifteen people working on several aspects of prediction of protein structure & function employing techniques at the intersection between biology, medicine, chemistry, physics & computer science. Our aim is to integrate the development of novel methods and their application to biologically relevant problems. The group is currently funded by the Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC) and the European infrastructure for bioinformatics (ELIXIR). In addition, we are also coordinating the Marie Curie RISE consortia IDPfun and REFRACT
The lab software and databases are available via web applications implemented using cutting edge technologies. Part of the lab is made of senior software developers and one sysadmin. The lab owns a HPC cluster and has unlimited access to other external resources.

DURATION OF THE FELLOWSHIP The fellowship, which should start as soon as possible, is initially for one year. The successful candidate will be working full-time at the BioComputing UP Laboratory, University of Padova. The position can be extended.




Qualifications

Education level: Master degree in computer science or in computer engineering

Requirements Candidates should have the following skills:

- Programming: JavaScript, MongoDB aggregation pipelines, Linux command line advanced scripting
- Experience with Angular, Node.js and SGE will be positively evaluated
- Show fluency in spoken and written English


Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV, motivation letter, and brief description of your research background as well as the names of two (or more) references to: biocomp@bio.unipd.it.


Contact

Biocomputing UP
biocomp@bio.unipd.it

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