Job opening

Single-cell Data Scientist/bioinformatician

Posted 04 Nov 2021

We are looking for multiple experienced data scientists to expand our biocuration team in Prague (Czech Republic)

Position Type: Full-time
Position start: January 2022 or upon agreement

Role responsibilities

  • Curation of single-cell data sets from a prioritized backlog
  • Author and maintain technical and project documentation
  • Keep up to date with current developments in the field
  • Contributing to bioinformatics pipeline development and maintenance
  • Contributing to internal and customer-oriented data analyses
  • Providing technical know-how to the business development team
  • Possibility to contribute to Nebion/Immunai publications


  • Master’s degree (Ph.D. is a plus) in molecular and cell biology with strong background in bioinformatics or data science, or Master’s degree (Ph.D. is a plus) in computational biology, bioinformatics or data sciences plus strong background in molecular and cell biology
  • Knowledge of immunology is a strong advantage
  • Strong interest in single-cell omics. Experience in applied NGS data analysis such as transcriptomics (RNA-seq, scRNA-seq), additional experience with other omics methods is a plus
  • Demonstrable experience in programming languages required for data analysis (R and/or Python)
  • Proficiency with Linux/Unix; bash scripts
  • Experience in building and maintaining bioinformatics tools/pipelines is a plus
  • Proficiency in English both written and spoken
  • Attention to details

Desired Personal traits

  • Open, honest, and transparent communication
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Having a growth mindset

Our offer

  • Extensive initial training
  • Inspiring international environment
  • Access to state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • 5 weeks holidays
  • Pension insurance contribution, meal contribution

Your application

If you would like to work in a start-up environment with a highly interdisciplinary team and a friendly, no-nonsense attitude, please send your application (CV and motivation letter, recommendation letters are welcomed) to Dr. Jana Sponarova (CSO, Head of Biocuration)

Application deadline: 31st of December 2021