Location options: Visa sponsor, Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Junior, Mid-Level, Senior
Role: Full Stack Developer
EMBO (embo.org) stands for excellence in the life sciences. We support talented researchers at all stages of their careers in Europe and beyond, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a research environment where scientists can achieve their best work. SourceData (sourcedata.embo.org) is as an open platform developed by EMBO to make research data shown in published figures findable, accessible, inter-connected and reusable. SourceData implements Open Science principles at the heart of scientific publishing. EMBO Press (embopress.org) publishes four prestigious scientific research journals, The EMBO Journal, EMBO Reports, Molecular Systems Biology and EMBO Molecular Medicine and has implemented numerous initiatives to promote transparency, reproducibility and efficiency in publishing.
EMBO (embo.org) is looking for a full-stack web developer to join the SourceData and EMBO Press teams.
You will join an international multi-disciplinary team of developers, editors and scientists to work on exciting projects that use technology to improve the efficiency of the scientific publishing process and to build an interface with Open Science.
As a full-stack Web Developer you will be responsible for:
This position will occasionally require working outside of the normal working hours, in the evenings or during the weekend.
You have a creative mind with a strong sense of initiative. You are able to solve complex problems with perseverance and by acquiring the necessary competences. You are dynamic and adapt to new scenarios as they unfold. You might not (yet) be a 'tensor ninja' or a 'bash guru', but you are smart and open to always learn more. We love to work as a team and would like to welcome you as one of its key players.
We would like you to have a degree in computer science, computational biology, physics, maths or equivalent work experience. An MS or PhD in any related field will be strongly valued. The position requires expertise in the following fields:
Very good written and oral English language skills are a prerequisite.
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Why join us
The EMBO offices are located on the international EMBL life science research campus in Heidelberg, Germany. Heidelberg, home to around 150,000 people, is a vibrant university city offering a high quality of life. EMBO is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international science organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family-related benefits where applicable.
What else do I need to know
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review. The Web Developer reports to the Head of SourceData.