To reinforce our team in Bellinzona, Switzerland, we are seeking a Bioinformatic Software Developer.
Bioinformatic Software Developer



Work Location

Bellinzona, Switzerland

Employment fraction


Type of contract


Job tasks
The successful candidate will work as part of an international team that is dedicated to understanding how molecular alterations promote tumorigenesis, and how gathered insights can be exploited to develop better therapies. The position offers excellent scientific opportunities in a highly stimulating and interdisciplinary environment involving close interactions between medical and basic scientists.

The candidate will be responsible for:
  • Maintenance and improvement of a new web application for mining prostate cancer RNAseq data, PCaProfiler, currently in closed beta testing at (PMID: 34857732)
  • Design and conduct analysis and develop or improve pipelines
  • Nurture trustful relationships and effective collaboration with partners

Our commitment: The position is located at the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) in Southern Switzerland. The initial appointment with competitive salaries is for 1 year - 100%. The IOR in Bellinzona is a rapidly evolving, leading center for basic and translational cancer research located in brand-new research building with state-of-the-art facilities. The IOR is affiliated with the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and runs with the Euler Institute a world-wide recognized Computational Biomedicine program ( The IOR is also affiliated with the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics which offers a broad range of training programs.

Profile requirements
  • PhD in a quantitative field (e.g., mathematics, statistics, computer science, bioinformatics) with significant computational experience
  • Strategic thinking, self-initiative, and a strong sense of accountability
  • Experience with full-stack software development
  • Good knowledge of Linux, git and docker
  • Basic knowledge of R and data analysis
  • Experience in Angular and Node.js
  • Knowledge of MySQL and ORM ( Sequelize or similar )
  • Experience with biological workflow management systems such as Nextflow or SnakeMake
  • Experience with RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and scRNA-seq data analysis
How to apply
We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive digital application in English in a single PDF-File. Application will include curriculum vitae (with training, working experience and publications), two reference letters, and a statement of research interest (maximum one page).

Please submit your application by 30.04.2023 to:
Reference in the email object: yoursurname_JPT_Data Analyst
Applications sent to different contacts, in other formats, or after the deadline will not be considered.

More information about the Institute and Prof. Jean-Philippe Theurillat is available at the following link:
For inquiry regarding this job please contact: