Freelance Bioinformatician

 Autre · Autres  · 24 mois    Bac+5 / Master   IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino · Genova (Italie)  The amount of the contract is a total of € 86,400 gross, equal to € 30.00 / hour gross.


Galaxy microbiology data management FAIR data API python Linux workflow management systems docker cloud


A two-year position is now available for a freelance bioinformatician at the Ospedale Policlinico San Martino di Genova.

Applications must be submitted within next June 13, 2021.

Since an adequate working knowledge of Italian is requested, the Call and the application form are only available in Italian. Here below, please find some essential information in English.


Master degree in Bioinformatics or Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from a European University. The Italian degree “Master universitario di secondo livello” in Bioinformatics is also accepted.


The contract will be assigned in the context of the EU funded project “EOSC-Life: Building a Digital Space for the Life Sciences”. EOSC-Life put together 13 European Research Infrastructures with the aim of openly sharing their FAIR data in the cloud. See .


Duty of the bioinformatician will consist in the development of a Galaxy server for microbiology in collaboration with Italian and European microbiologists. This will include the creation of devoted Galaxy tools for the retrieval and analysis of data related to microbial strains and associated information and the creation of complex data analysis workflows. Tools and workflows must be containerized. A wide spectrum of applications is foreseen, from data curation of catalogues of microbial culture collection to microbiome analysis.


Requested competences include data management, FAIR data, access to and creation of APIs, python programming language, Linux operating system, workflow management systems (with special emphasis on Galaxy), docker/kubernetes, cloud systems.

Ability to work in a team and fluent knowledge of English are also requested.


The professional, non-exclusive contract will last for two years, during which 30 working hours per week are requested. The amount of the contract is a total of € 86,400 gross, equal to € 30.00 / hour gross.

As this is a freelance relationship, the winner must have a VAT number.


The workplace is at the San Martino Polyclinic Hospital in Genoa, Italy (Ospedale Policlinico San Martino di Genova). Given the type of activity requested, part of it can be carried out remotely.

Notice and information

The announcement is accessible online on the San Martino Hospital website, section “Lavora con noi” (Work with us) -> “Incarichi professionali” (Professional assignments).

See .

Do not hesitate to contact me by email at for any clarification or further information.


Procédure : Electronic applications must be submitted by June 13, 2021, through the purpose web site at . See the announce and call at .

Date limite : 13 juin 2021


Paolo Romano

Offre publiée le 2 juin 2021, affichage jusqu'au 13 juin 2021