Finnish Red Cross Blood Service is recruiting a biodata scientist

Research and Development of the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service, located in Kivihaantie 7 Helsinki, is recruiting:
Expert in biodata analysis (master/doctor degree in a relevant subject) with a strong ICT background.
The major tasks are related to the management of data of the Blood Service Biobank (blood donors) and Hematological biobank (patients with hematological malignancies), and related scientific research. Position is open immediately and can be fulfilled till the end of year 2018 (or for 12 months) and may be renewed.
Skills needed: command of R and Python and experience and/or genuine interest in biomedical datamining. Salary: depends on experience.
The Finnish Red Cross Blood Service (FRCBS), a not-for profit organization, serves the blood product supply for entire Finland and is the sole blood bank in Finland. Our tasks include activities ranging from recruitment of blood donors, testing of donated blood, and the production and storage of blood products and selling them to hospitals. We are actively involved in cell and organ transplantation: we act as the Finnish hub for stem cell grafts and we do all clinical donor-patient compatibility tests for transplantation.  We also do scientific research within our sector, with the annual research budget of ~3 million euros. We have four scientific focus areas: blood donations and donors; extracellular vesicles of blood cells; whole genome histocompatibility; and novel cell therapy products and publish more than 30 peer-reviewed papers each year.
For additional information, please contact: Dr Mikko Arvas (bioinformatics; mikko.arvas@veripalvelu.fi)  or Prof Jukka Partanen (biobanks and general research issues; jukka.partanen@veripalvelu.fi). See also: www.veripalvelu.fi.
Submit your application before the 5th of January 2018 via https://response.questback.com/veripalvelu/vnvtgspclg