University of Bergen

Department of Informatics

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.

Staff engineer (Programmer)

At the Department of Informatics there is a vacancy for a permanent position as a staff engineer. For the first 2 years the position is linked to the project "How do soluble proteins bind to biological membranes?” and is financed by the Research Council of Norway. The successful candidate will work with the group “Molecular modeling of protein dynamics” headed by Professor Nathalie Reuter and located at the Computational Biology Unit. (http://www.cbu.uib.no, http://www.uib.no/rg/reuter).


About the Department 

The Department has 6 research groups: Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Optimization, Programming Theory, Reliable Communication and Visualization. The Department is ranked first in Norway with Respect to the Quality of its research by the Research Council of Norway. For more information visit our Web pages: http://www.uib.no/en/ii

 

Responsibilities:

  •  The position includes the development and maintenance of web based software for the analysis of protein   flexibility, as well as maintenance and development of the e-infrastructure of the Reuter research group.
  • The successful candidate will work closely with researchers to develop prototyped analyses into high quality, packaged software, distributed to the scientific community as standalone software or web-applications.

Qualifications and qualities:

  • The applicant must hold a masters degree that include extensive training in programming.
  • The applicant must have work experience that includes programming responsibilities.
  • Experience with development and deployment of web-based solutions is required.
  • Familiarity with Python web-frameworks and libraries for scientific computing are required.
  • The applicant must document interest and ability to address problems in scientific computing, either by relevant work experience or completed coursework in molecular sciences.
  • Relevant experience related to the development of software for bioinformatics or molecular modeling applications is required.
  • Personal skills that are important for the position will be emphasized.
  • The applicant must be fluent in oral and written English.

  We can offer:

  • A good, flexible and scientifically challenging working environment.
  • Position as staff engineer (code 1085/pay framework 22). Salary at pay grade 47–52 in the state salary scale.
  • Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
  • A position in an inclusive workplace (IA enterprise).
  • Good welfare benefits.

Closing date for applications: 15 August 2017

 

General information 

For further information please contact Nathalie Reuter, Professor, Computational Biology Unit and Department of Molecular Biology, e-mail: nathalie.reuter@uib.no / phone: +47 55 58 40 40.

 

State employment shall reflect the multiplicity of the population at large to the highest possible degree. The University of Bergen has therefore adopted a personnel policy objective to ensure that we achieve a balanced composition regarding age and sex and the recruitment of persons of various ethnic backgrounds. Persons of different ethnic backgrounds and persons with disabilities are therefore encouraged to apply for the position.

 

Information about the applicant may be made public even though the applicant has requested not to be named in the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

 

Note that applications sent by e-mail will not be considered.

 

More information about the appointment processes here.

 

 

 

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About this job

  • Deadline
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Employer
    University of Bergen
  • Website
  • Municipality
    Bergen
  • Jobbnorge ID
    139934
  • Internal ID
    2016/10942
  • Scope
    Fulltime
  • Duration
    Permanent

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