Zwijnaarde (Ghent), East-Flanders, Belgium
Full Time
Entry Level

Biogazelle, a CellCarta company, offers genomic and transcriptomic services, performed in an ISO accredited lab, to support drug development during pre-clinical research and clinical trials. Our customers rely on our expertise in RNA biomarker discovery, assay development, and validation; our pioneering role in liquid biopsies and non-coding RNA, and our experience with clinical trials to accelerate the development of their diagnostics and therapeutics. Our service portfolio is built on state-of-the-art technologies such as RNA and DNA sequencing, qPCR and digital PCR, all combined with advanced data analysis methods.

We are an innovative and dynamic company constantly growing and adapting its bioinformatics capabilities. To extend our dry-lab team, we are looking for a motivated bioinformatician to work together to transform data into biological knowledge and scientific insights.

Tasks and responsibilities

As Bioinformatician you are actively involved in customer projects by performing data processing and basic data analysis tasks:

  • You support customer projects and R&D activities by performing PCR primer design, data processing, basic data analysis, data visualization, and data transfer to the customer.
  • You actively participate in troubleshooting by helping the team to resolve bottlenecks and issues.
  • You work according to our quality standards and procedures.

You are actively involved in new developments to enhance our dry-lab capabilities:

  • You participate in the development of data processing and analysis tools, including user interfaces to facilitate data exploration.
  • You are involved in the maintenance, enhancement, and new development of our workflows, as well as databases, and reference annotation data.
  • You bring new ideas to improve our capabilities.
  • You perform software validation to ensure the quality and compliance of our workflows.
  • You actively use and maintain our cloud infrastructure.
  • Within our team, you are open to learn new techniques and skills.

Competencies and skills

  • A bioinformatics bachelor’s degree is required with a strong interest in software development.
  • Good understanding of the biological mechanisms behind transcriptional responses.
  • Programming experience in R, Python, or Perl.
  • Basic experience working in a cloud environment.
  • Affinity to Linux environment.
  • Experience with qPCR, digital PCR, DNA-seq, or RNA-seq technology (data processing and/or data analysis).
  • Attention to quality, accuracy, and detail; critical mindset.
  • Problem-solving skills and result-oriented approach.
  • Time management skills: able to handle multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Good communication skills: proactively communicate (spoken and written).
  • Team player: you like working with peers; sense of initiative.

Our offer

  • A full-time position.
  • Salary package:
    • Wage based on experience and seniority.
    • Extra-legal benefits.
  • An opportunity to become part of a rapidly growing young company with future career development and growth opportunities.

How to apply?

We look forward to receiving your motivation letter (including competencies and skills) and CV.

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, citizenship or immigration status or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local news. By completing this application you are seeking to join a team of hardworking professionals dedicated to consistently delivering outstanding service to our customers and contributing to the financial success of the organization, its clients, and its employees. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons.


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