Intern Bioinformatics

Are you the Intern Bioinformatics that we are looking for?

For our product development department we are looking for an

Intern Bioinformatics
(1 FTE)


For the department Product Development we are looking for an intern who will be responsible for the development and validation of an analysis workflow for microbiome data related to diet and health. You will be part of motivated team and work closely together with Product Developers and the commercial team to achieve the above goals.


  • We are looking for a MSc candidate with expertise in bioinformatics sequencing data analysis.
  • Background with metagenome data and ONT is a plus.
  • Background in biostatistics is a plus.
  • Affinity with microbiome community data is a plus.
  • Interest in making a production-ready validated pipeline in a commercial setting.
  • Strong programming skills in R and Linux are a must and Python and Nextflow is a plus.
  • Good communication skills and and fluent in English.

Enthusiastic, flexible and driven candidate with a “can-do” mentality who has the ability to work accurately and result-oriented under pressure of deadlines with good communication skills.

Our offer

We offer a challenging full-time (40-hour) internship in a growing high-tech company, where you would work in a team and with a high degree of independence. This is a paid internship for a definitive period (4-6 months).

More information can be obtained from Dr. Eline Klaassens, Product Manager Human Health, via telephone number +31 71 523 3917.


Please send your motivation and curriculum vitae quoting vacancy number
2022-INTERNBI to

Start date: March 2023

About BaseClear:

The more we uncover about the microbiome and microbial world, the more we realize there’s much more to discover. We are on the verge of truly understanding the role of the microbiome in health, disease, nutrition, and even in solutions for greener agriculture. BaseClear is actively cooperating with other experts in the field looking for ways to characterize, if not alter, the microbiome for a wide range of applications. As a part of our mission in accelerating the understanding and use of microorganisms for a more sustainable, safer and healthier future, one of our goals at BaseClear is to become a leading partner in microbiome research.

Over the last 30 years we have built up experience and increasingly strong expertise in microbial genomics. BaseClear offers a complete range of microbial genomics services including: metagenomics, microbiome analysis and microbial strain characterization for regulatory approval. We are the preferred partner for many leading brands in various industries such as pharma, cosmetics, food industry and animal health in The Netherlands, in Europe and beyond. We currently have approximately 65 employees and are proudly located in the heart of the Leiden Bio Science Park, the leading biomedical hotspot in Europe

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