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Bioinformatics Scientist and Software Engineer

The _Institute for Virology _ <http://virologie.uk-koeln.de/>(Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Florian Klein) specializes in diagnostics and research pertaining to human pathogenic viruses. We apply a wide spectrum of molecular biological and bioinformatics techniques. Research topics include the identification and assessment of the development of viral resistance as well as research on new vaccination and therapeutic strategies.  This research is performed in the _Laboratory for Resistance Analysis_ <http://virologie.uk-koeln.de/forschung/ag-kaiser>directed by Dr. Rolf Kaiser. In collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken we have developed algorithms and implemented software (_geno2pheno_ <http://www.geno2pheno.org/>) that is used internationally and facilitates bioinformatics analyses of viral resistance for HIV as well as the hepatitis C and hepatitis B viruses. Directed by _Prof. Dr. Thomas Lengauer_ <https://bioinf.mpi-inf.mpg.de/homepage/index.php?&account=lengauer>, who directed the development of the server and who is currently affiliated with our Institute we are continuing our research on the respective methods and applications. Furthermore we are extending our research to bacterial infections and cancer.
You will work in a highly interdisciplinary environment that is internationally excellently interconnected and provides opportunities for innovative research on patient-related and medically highly relevant topics. Collaboration with research groups in medicine, computational biology and computer science at Cologne University are existing or available. Your research will uniquely combine basic research on computational methods with medical applications. Perspectives for scientific advancement towards PhD or beyond are included in the profile of the position.
Application materials include letter of motivation, CV, documents and transcripts, publication list, research statement (detailed description of previous experiences in research and programming as well as sketch of research perspectives) and names of two references – or employer’s reference letters, also from recent times, for applicants from an industrial background. We ask for supplying complete applications with all requested documents.  Please apply at the portal accessed via the link at the bootm of the announcement at https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1979 <https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1979>

Your tasks

  * Research on bioinformatics methods for processing and analyzing
    comprehensive genomic and clinical datasets (viral and bacterial infections)
    Support of porting the geno2pheno server from Saarbrücken to the University
    of Cologne and advancing the respective methods and software
  * Administration and continuing development of the software that is provided
    by the Laboratory for Resistance Analysis
  * Development, implementation and application of corresponding software


Your Profile

  * Master or PhD in bioinformatics/computational biology, biostatistics,
    computer science or a closely related field
  * Extensive knowledge and experience with programming languages and
    environments (e.g. R, Python, Perl, PHP, C++, Java, Javascript, Oracle,
    Webserver), to be documented via central contributions to larger programming
    projects (programming experience within curricular courses or practicals is
    not sufficient)
  * Proactive team player with excellent communication and writing skills
  * Extensive knowledge and experience with methods of statistics and
    statistical learning including their mathematical foundation

Our Offer

  * A research environment that offers exciting and diverse opportunities
    Perspectives for further scientific qualification
  * Flexible working hours
  * Opportunity  for further scientific qualification towards PhD or
    habilitation, respectively
  * Three-year term, possibility of subsequent permanent employment after
    successful evaluation
  * your salary will be based on TV-L until EG 14, depending on requirements


Links:
https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1977 <https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1977>
https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1979 <https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1979>

Wissenschaftler und Software Ingenieur in Bioinformatik

Das_Institut für Virologie_ <http://virologie.uk-koeln.de/>(Direktor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Florian Klein) ist spezialisiert auf die Diagnostik und Erforschung  humanpathogener Viren und nutzt dazu ein breites Spektrum an molekularbiologischen und bioinformatischen Analysen. Zu den Forschungsschwerpunkten des Instituts gehören unter anderem die Erkennung und Beurteilung von viralen Resistenzentwicklungen und die Entwicklung neuer Impf- und Therapiekonzepte. Die Forschungen werden in der _AG Resistenzforschung_ <http://virologie.uk-koeln.de/forschung/ag-kaiser>, die von Dr. Rolf Kaiser geleitet wird, vorgenommen. Unsere in Kooperation mit dem Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik entwickelten Algorithmen und implementierte Software (_www.geno2pheno.org_ <http://www.geno2pheno.org/>) werden international verwendet und erlauben bioinformatische Analysen zur Resistenzbestimmung sowohl bei HIV als auch bei Hepatitis B und C Viren. Unter Leitung von _Prof. Dr. Thomas Lengauer,_ <https://bioinf.mpi-inf.mpg.de/homepage/index.php?&account=lengauer>unter dessen Leitung der geno2pheno Server entstand, und der derzeit mit unserem Institut affiliiert ist, führen wir die betreffenden methodischen Arbeiten fort. Des Weiteren wenden wir die hier gewonnenen Erkenntnisse auch bei bakteriellen Infektionen und Krebserkrankungen an.
Sie arbeiten in einer hoch interdisziplinären und international exzellent vernetzten Umgebung, die hervorragende Ansätze zu innovativer Forschung an patientennahen medizinisch hoch relevanten Themen bietet. Kollaborationen mit Medizin, Biowissenschaften und Informatik an der Universität zu Köln sind vorhanden oder möglich. Ihre Arbeit vereint in einzigartiger Weise methodische Grundlagenforschung mit medizinischer Anwendung. Weiterbildung in Richtung auf Promotion bzw. Habilitation ist im Arbeitsplatzprofil mit einbegriffen.
Die Bewerbungsunterlagen umfassen Motivations-Anschreiben, Lebenslauf, Zeugnisse, Publikationsliste, Forschungsstatement (ausführliche Beschreibung bisheriger Forschungs- und Programmiererfahrungen sowie Skizzierung von Forschungsabsichten) und Nennung von zwei Referenzen bzw. bei BewerberInnen aus dem industriellen Umfeld Vorlage von Arbeitszeugnissen, auch aus jüngerer Zeit. Wir bitten um vollständige Einsendung aller geforderten Bewerbungsunterlagen. Bitte bewerben Sie sich über das Portal, das durch den Link am unteren Ende der Ausschreibung auf https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1977 <https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1977>angesteuert werden kann.


 Ihre Aufgaben

  * Forschung zu bioinformatischen Methoden für die Prozessierung und
    statistische Analyse umfangreicher genomischer und klinischer Datensätze
    (virale und bakterielle Infektionen)
  * Entwicklung, Implementierung und Anwendung von Software zur selben Thematik
  * Administration der von der AG Resistenzanalyse angebotenen Software und
    deren Weiterentwicklung
*» Ihr Profil*

  * Diplom, Master oder Promotion in Bioinformatik, Biostatistik, Informatik
    oder einem eng verwandten Bereich
  * Umfangreiche Erfahrungen mit Methoden der Statistik und des statistischen
    Lernens inklusive der unterliegenden mathematischen Grundlagen
  * Umfangreiche Kenntnisse und Erfahrung in Programmiersprachen und Umgebungen
    (z.B. R, Python, Perl, PHP, C++, Java, Javascript, Oracle, Webserver)
    belegbar durch zentrale Beiträge zu größeren Programmierprojekten
    (Programmiererfahrungen aus Lehrveranstaltungen reichen nicht aus)
  * Proaktiver Teamplayer mit hervorragender Kommunikations- und Schreibkompetenz


Unser Angebot

  * Ein vielfältiges und chancengerechtes Arbeitsumfeld
  * Flexible Arbeitszeitenmodelle
  * Möglichkeit zur wissenschaftlichen Weiterqualifizierung in Richtung
    Promotion bzw. Habilitation
  * Befristung auf drei Jahre, Möglichkeit der anschließenden Entfristung nach
    erfolgreicher Evaluierung
  * Die Vergütung erfolgt nach TV-L bis EG 14, je nach Voraussetzung

Links:
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https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1979 <https://jobs-uk-koeln.de/index.php?ac=jobad&id=1979>



Bioinformatician (f/m/d) [Cardio-CARE research group, Medizincampus Davos, Switzerland]

 

The Cardio-CARE research group, Medizincampus Davos, Switzerland, funded by the Kühne Foundation, is searching for one highly motivated

Bioinformatician (f/m/d)

for ambitious collaborative projects in cardiovascular disease. In the largest ongoing project, 9000 subjects from the Hamburg City Health Study are undergoing whole genome sequencing at the University Hospital Zurich until summer 2021. All data analysis will be done at Cardio-CARE in Davos in close collaboration with the Department of Cardiology from the University Medical Center in Hamburg, Germany.

What Is Special About Davos?

Davos is the largest resort in the Alps for mountain holidays and sport. It is at 1560 m the highest town in the Alps and has one of Switzerland’s biggest ski resorts. In winter you can enjoy more than 300 km of slopes, and in summer explore 700 km of hiking trails. Davos is also the traditional host of the World Economic Forum.

What Would Be Your Main Responsibilities?

• You perform the complete bioinformatics analysis, starting from FASTQ files to annotated joint called VCF files • You perform data analysis, integration and visualization
• You participate in maintaining and administering the High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster
• You provide training and support in programming and bioinformatics to team members

• You participate in the publication of research findings

Why We Want You To Join Our Team?

• You have a background in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or similar
• You are experienced in next-generation sequencing data analysis and have good working knowledge of standard bioinformatics tools, such as GATK or samtools
• You are familiar with GNU/Linux environments and HPCs
• You are proficient in R, including RMarkdown, Knitr and Shiny
• You are familiar with one or more programming languages, such as C/C++, Python or Java
• You have hands-on experience of reproducible workflows and version control
• You might have additional skills, such as a good understanding of molecular or cell biology, machine learning or Bayesian statistics
• You love to communicate, to collaborate, to connect different scientific disciplines and to contribute to multidisciplinary teams

Why You Want To Join Our Team?

• You want to be an important researcher who plays a critical role in expanding a research infrastructure • You want to pursue meaningful international research projects at the highest level
• You value our many possibilities for personal and professional growth
• You value quality of life and the opportunity to work in a magnificent scenery

• We are happy to provide help in terms of relocation procedures

Interested?

We look forward to receiving your application with a brief explanation why you are the ideal candidate for this position, your detailed curriculum vitae and contact details of 2-3 referees. Your application should be sent as a single pdf file containing all of your application documents to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!. Questions regarding the positions should be directed to Prof. Dr. Andreas Ziegler, phone: +49 175 8081883. Initial application deadline is January 31, 2021 but the call will remain open until the positions are filled. Candidates will be contacted by us on a rolling basis.

Due to Swiss immigration regulations, priority will be given to applicants holding a Swiss passport, a valid Swiss working permit or EU/EFTA passport.

 

PhD pos., Comp. biochem./chem. or struct. bioinf., U of Duesseldorf, Gohlke group

We invite applications for one PhD student position in the Computational Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Molecular Bioinformatics group (Prof. Dr. Holger Gohlke) at the Heinrich-Heine-University, Duesseldorf, Germany.

Topic

Functional state modulation of membrane proteins by dynamic association and dissociation.

Background

Find more detailed information regarding this position here or under:

https://cpclab.uni-duesseldorf.de/index.php/Openings

Availability

The position is available immediately.

Requirements
Ideal candidates will have a record of excellence and a strong background in computational biochemistry/chemistry or structural bioinformatics, a high interest in working in an interdisciplinary collaboration, and profound knowledge in state-of-the-art molecular dynamics simulations (Amber) software, molecular modelling (in particular, protein-protein docking), and QM/MM calculations.

Application process

Applicants should submit applications (a one-page letter of motivation why they are interested in the respective project and how they can contribute to the project’s success, a current CV, and contact data of three references) by email to gohlke[at]uni-duesseldorf.de . Please provide all documents as one PDF file and specify for which position you are applying.

PhD student „Computational biology of ctDNA“ (m/f/d)

We are looking for committed people with enthusiasm for biomedical research!

TRON gGmbH – Translational Oncology at the Medical Center of the University Mainz – is a non-university, biopharmaceutical research institute in the legal form of a non-profit organization. The company’s aim is to develop highly innovative technologies to address medical needs in the fields of cancer diagnostics and therapeutics. TRON was founded in Mainz in 2010 and works in close cooperation with universities and clinics as well as with regional, national and international research institutions and companies in the pharmaceutical industry.

As part of our team, you have the opportunity to work with talented and dedicated colleagues, to develop and expand your professional experience, and to be at the cutting-edge of translational science to improve patient lives.

TRON is currently expanding its multidisciplinary Computational Medicine Unit with exceptional experience in next generation sequencing data analysis and immuno-informatics. One of our projects focuses on circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA). CtDNA is fragmented DNA derived from tumors and circulates in the bloodstream. Analyzing ctDNA enables early cancer detection, molecular profiling, treatment monitoring and to study tumor evolution. A key challenge is the sensitive computational identification of tumor specific mutations from sequencing data of plasma samples. In order to enlarge our technological knowledge and expertise, we are searching for a

PhD student „Computational biology of ctDNA“ (m/f/d)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Design efficient sequencing and analysis strategies for ctDNA

·         Implement best-in-class software solutions for highly accurate data analysis

·         Design experiments for confirmation of computed findings

·         Analyze time series data from clinical studies

·         Tight interaction with genomics and molecular biology teams

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

·         Master-level education in bioinformatics, computer science or a related field

·         Deep understanding of cancer biology and immunology is a plus

Any experience in NGS data analysis and programming as well as in in machine learning completes your profile.

If you are a self-starter who loves working effectively in an agile start-up environment, and besides if you do have strong visual, verbal and written communication skills, you will feel well and home at TRON and within your task. If you are additionally an enthusiastic team player who is thrilled by supporting the implementation of personalized medicine, you should not wait any longer to apply for this position.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Please send your application documents (cover letter, CV, certificates) in one document of max. 5 MB by email to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! to the attention of Sandra Nauth, reference “PhD ctDNA”.

For further information please visit our homepage www.tron-mainz.de

W1 professor with tenure track to W2 for multi-dimensional omics analysis

The Faculty of Technology at Bielefeld University, Germany, working in cooperation with the Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften (ISAS) would like to appoint a

 

W1 professor with tenure track to W2 for multi-dimensional omics analysis

 

to start at the earliest possible opportunity.

 

On appointment as a university professor, the successful applicant is to be granted leave in order to take on the professional duties of a leader of the working group "Data analysis and visualisation" at the Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS – e.V. in Dortmund, Germany (so-called "Jülich model").

To fill this role, we are looking for an outstanding young academic whose main area of research within the context of multi-dimensional omics analysis addresses topics such as the algorithms of data analysis, visualisation or effects analysis. The holder of the position will represent their focal area in both research and in teaching. They will cooperate with the Bioinformatics working group in the Faculty of Technology and will set up a working group at ISAS in Dortmund. The goal of ISAS is to develop analytical procedures, methods and instruments for precision medicine tailored to the needs of the patient in order to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, thereby making a significant contribution towards meeting the challenges facing society in the fields of medicine and healthcare. To achieve this, ISAS develops efficient measurement strategies and interlinks these with analytical methods on the basis of an integrative multi-method concept for the application in biomedicine and medical research. There are opportunities at Bielefeld University for interdisciplinary and cross-faculty collaboration with establishments such as the Centre for Biotechnology (CeBiTec) and the Bielefeld Institute for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (BIBI).

In line with the "Jülich model", the leave of absence to work at ISAS also involves a teaching commitment of 4 courses. During the junior professor phase, there is an expectation that competitive third-party funds will be procured.

 

In accordance with Section 36 of the Higher Education Act for North Rhine-Westphalia (HG NRW), the prerequisites for the appointment are a completed university degree and PhD in a relevant field (preferably Informatics), as well as pedagogical aptitude.

Applications from suitable persons with a serious disability and disabled persons of equal ability are expressly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its successes in terms of equality of opportunity and is certified as a family-friendly university. The university is always delighted to receive applications from women. This is particularly the case in the academic area as well as in technology, IT and in the skilled crafts and trades. Applications are dealt with in accordance with the North Rhine-Westphalia Equality Act.

 

The following documents are to be submitted with the application:

• Cover letter

• CV

• List of publications, with the two most important publications clearly marked

• Two-page research and teaching concept

• List of courses already taught, together with further evidence of suitability as a teacher (e.g. recent assessments, if available)

• An overview of research activities carried out and of third-party funds acquired to date, if available

• Copies of academic certificates

 

Please submit your application in either German or English by 18 January 2021 at the latest

online via the Bielefeld University appointments portal: https://berufungen.uni-bielefeld.de

 

Contact:

Bielefeld University

Dean of the Faculty of Technology PO Box 10 01 31

33501 Bielefeld

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Please be aware that we cannot exclude the possibility of confidentiality being compromised or of a third-party gaining unauthorised access to information if unencrypted e-mail is used for communications. You can find information on the way we process personal data at http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/Stellenausschreibungen/2019_DS-Hinweise.pdf.

W1-Professur mit Tenure Track nach W2 für mehrdimensionale Omics-Analysen

An der Technischen Fakultät der Universität Bielefeld ist

in Kooperation mit dem Leibniz-Institut für Analytische

Wissenschaften (ISAS) zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine

 

W1-Professur mit Tenure Track

nach W2 für mehrdimensionale

Omics-Analysen

 

zu besetzen.

 

Die*der erfolgreiche Bewerber*in soll mit der Ernennung

zur*zum Universitätsprofessor*in beurlaubt werden, um die

Dienstgeschäfte einer*eines Leiterin*Leiters der Arbeitsgruppe

„Datenanalyse und Visualisierung“ am Leibniz-Institut für

Analytische Wissenschaften – ISAS – e.V. in Dortmund

wahrzunehmen (sog. „Jülicher Modell“).

 

Hierfür suchen wir eine*n hervorragende*n Nachwuchswissenschaftler*in,

deren bzw. dessen Forschungsschwerpunkt

im Kontext der mehrdimensionalen Omics-Analysen Themenbereiche

wie die Algorithmik der Datenanalyse, Visualisierung

oder Effektanalysen adressiert. Die*der Stelleninhaber*in

vertritt den Bereich in Forschung und Lehre. Sie/er kooperiert

mit den bioinformatischen Arbeitsgruppen der Technischen

Fakultät und baut eine Arbeitsgruppe im ISAS am Standort

Dortmund auf. Ziel des ISAS ist die Entwicklung analytischer

Verfahren, Methoden und Instrumente für eine auf den

Patienten zugeschnittene Präzisionsmedizin, um die

Prävention, Diagnostik und Therapie von Erkrankungen

zu verbessern und damit einen signifikanten Beitrag zur

Bewältigung der gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen im

Bereich der Gesundheitsvorsorge und Medizin zu leisten.

Um dies zu erreichen, entwickelt das ISAS effiziente Messstrategien

und verzahnt analytische Methoden auf Basis eines

integrativen Multimethodenkonzeptes für den Einsatz in der

Biomedizin und Gesundheitsforschung. An der Universität

Bielefeld bestehen Möglichkeiten der interdisziplinären und

fakultätsübergreifenden Mitarbeit in Einrichtungen wie dem

Centrum für Biotechnologie (CeBiTec) und dem Bielefelder

Institut für Bioinformatik-Infrastruktur (BIBI).

 

Entsprechend dem „Jülicher Modell“ wird mit der Beurlaubung

an das ISAS eine Lehrverpflichtung von 4 LVS verbunden.

Während der Juniorprofessur-Phase wird die Einwerbung

kompetitiver Drittmittel erwartet.

 

Einstellungsvoraussetzungen sind gemäß § 36 HG NRW ein

abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium und Promotion in einem

relevanten Gebiet (vorzugsweise Informatik) sowie die

pädagogische Eignung.

 

Für die Bewerbung sind folgende Dokumente einzureichen:

• Anschreiben

• Lebenslauf

• Verzeichnis der Veröffentlichungen und die Kennzeichnung

der zwei wichtigsten Publikationen

• Zweiseitiges Forschungs- und Lehrkonzept

• Verzeichnis der durchgeführten Lehrveranstaltungen sowie

sonstige Nachweise der Lehrqualifikation (z. B. aktuelle

Evaluierungen, falls vorhanden)

• Eine Aufstellung der Forschungsaktivitäten und der bislang

eingeworbenen Drittmittel, falls vorhanden

• Kopien akademischer Zeugnisse

 

Bitte reichen Sie Ihre Bewerbungen in deutscher oder englischer

Sprache bis zum 18. Januar 2021 online über das Berufungsportal

der Universität Bielefeld ein:

https://berufungen.uni-bielefeld.de

 

Kontakt:

Universität Bielefeld

Dekan der Technischen Fakultät

Postfach 10 01 31 • 33501 Bielefeld

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Bitte beachten Sie, dass Gefährdungen der Vertraulichkeit und

der unbefugte Zugriff Dritter bei einer Kommunikation per

unverschlüsselter E-Mail nicht ausgeschlossen werden können.

Informationen zur Verarbeitung von personenbezogenen

Daten finden Sie unter

http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/

Stellenausschreibungen/2019_DS-Hinweise.pdf.

Bioinformatician (m/f/d) to work on genome assembly, genome annotation and comparison [LOEWE-TBG]

The LOEWE Center for Translational Biodiversity Genomics (LOEWE-TBG, https://tbg.senckenberg.de/) aims at making the genomic basis of biological diversity accessible for basic and applied research. Building on genome sequencing and analysis, LOEWE-TBG research topics range from comparative genomics, natural products genomics, and genomic biomonitoring to functional environmental genomics. LOEWE-TBG is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is a joint venture of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN), Goethe-University Frankfurt, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen and Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology.

The LOEWE-TBG in Frankfurt am Main invites applications for a
Bioinformatician (m/f/d) to work on genome assembly, genome annotation and comparison (full time)
 
Your tasks
• Developing, maintaining and automating computational pipelines for genome assembly and annotation of diverse eukaryotic species that are sequenced at TBG using state-of-the-art sequencing technologies and compute infrastructure,
• Communication and collaboration with TBG and other researchers working on various genomic projects.
Your profile
• excellent programming skills in a Linux environment as well as experience with shell scripting and Unix tools,
• previous experience in genomics, genome assembly and/or annotation,
• PhD degree in bioinformatics / computational biology, genomics or a related area is an advantage but not strictly required.
What is awaiting you?
• Joining a dynamic team of interdisciplinary researchers at an international research institution,
• Exciting research in a fast-growing research field,
• Flexible working hours – annual special payment – company pension scheme – Senckenberg badge for free entry in museums in Frankfurt, the zoo, botanical garden and Palmengarten – leave of 30 days/year – a job ticket subsidy for public transport.

Place of employment: Frankfurt am Main
Working hours: full time (40 hours/week)
Type of contract: initially limited
Salary: according to the collective agreement of the State of Hesse (pay grade E 13)

The contract is initially limited and should start as soon as possible. The employer is the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung who supports equal opportunity of men and women and therefore strongly invites women to apply. Equally qualified handicapped applicants will be given preference.

How to apply
Please send your application, mentioning the reference of this job offer (ref. #12-20027) by e-mail and include a cover letter detailing your research interests and experience, a detailed CV and copies of your certificates, transcripts and grades to:

Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
Senckenberganlage 25
60325 Frankfurt a.M.
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The application deadline is January 10th, 2021, the search will continue until this position has been filled.

Bioinformatician (m/f/d) to work on genome assembly, genome annotation and comparison

Job Announcement ref. #12-20027

 

The LOEWE Center for Translational Biodiversity Genomics (LOEWE-TBG, https://tbg.senckenberg.de/) aims at making the genomic basis of biological diversity accessible for basic and applied research. Building on genome sequencing and analysis, LOEWE-TBG research topics range from comparative genomics, natural products genomics, and genomic biomonitoring to functional environmental genomics. LOEWE-TBG is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is a joint venture of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN), Goethe-University Frankfurt, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen and Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology.

 

 

 

The LOEWE-TBG in Frankfurt am Main invites applications for a

 

 

 

Bioinformatician (m/f/d) to work on genome assembly, genome annotation and comparison

 

(full time)

 

 

 

Your tasks

 

·         Developing, maintaining and automating computational pipelines for genome assembly and annotation of diverse eukaryotic species that are sequenced at TBG using state-of-the-art sequencing technologies and compute infrastructure,

 

·         Communication and collaboration with TBG and other researchers working on various genomic projects.

 

Your profile

 

·         excellent programming skills in a Linux environment as well as experience with shell scripting and Unix tools,

 

·         previous experience in genomics, genome assembly and/or annotation,

 

·         PhD degree in bioinformatics / computational biology, genomics or a related area is an advantage but not strictly required.

 

What is awaiting you?

 

·           Joining a dynamic team of interdisciplinary researchers at an international research institution,

 

·           Exciting research in a fast-growing research field,

 

·           Flexible working hours – annual special payment – company pension scheme – Senckenberg badge for free entry in museums in Frankfurt, the zoo, botanical garden and Palmengarten – leave of 30 days/year – a job ticket subsidy for public transport.

 

Place of employment:  Frankfurt am Main

 

Working hours:           full time (40 hours/week)

 

Type of contract:          initially limited

 

Salary:                          according to the collective agreement of the State of Hesse (pay grade E 13)

 

The contract is initially limited and should start as soon as possible. The employer is the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung who supports equal opportunity of men and women and therefore strongly invites women to apply. Equally qualified handicapped applicants will be given preference.

 

How to apply

 

Please send your application, mentioning the reference of this job offer (ref. #12-20027) by e-mail and include a cover letter detailing your research interests and experience, a detailed CV and copies of your certificates, transcripts and grades to:

 

 

 

Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung

 

Senckenberganlage 25

 

60325 Frankfurt a.M.

 

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The application deadline is January 10th, 2021, the search will continue until this position has been filled.  

 

For more information please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Hiller, Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!.


Links: https://www.senckenberg.de/de/ueber-uns/karriere/wissenschaftler/

Professorship for Data, Sensors and Devices / Digital Transformation

The Faculty of Engineering at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for an
 
 

Open Topic Tenure Track Professorship for Data, Sensors and Devices / Digital Transformation (W1 / Assistant Professor)

at the Department of Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering

 
Candidates should have already developed their own teaching and research profile, particularly in the following areas: We seek to appoint a top early career scientist who will develop outstanding expertise in the field of artificial intelligence in biomedical engineering focusing on data, sensors and devices/digital transformation.
 

The professorship is part of the Federal and State programme for supporting young researchers and is to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial period of three years. Upon successful evaluation, the appointment will be extended for another three years. FAU offers the long-term perspective of a permanent appointment to a W3 professorship if the requirements of the tenure evaluation are met.

  • Human-technology interaction (e.g. intelligent multimodal medical UI, smart scanning support, brain-computer interface, neuromonitoring)
  • Autonomous and intelligent data acquisition (e. g. automated quality assurance, smart examination, scan optimisation)
  • Data integration, representation and visualisation (e. g. knowledge representation, smart research data management/semantic interoperability, process optimisation, process mining)
  • Computational methods for bioinformatics (e. g. artificial intelligence for analytics, -omics, computational neuroscience)
  • Intelligent materials and sensors (e. g. sensory/biosensory materials, intelligent sensing, sensing and analysis of human motion and emotion, lab on a chip for digital diagnostics, neuromorphic circuits)

 
Successful candidates must be willing to collaborate in setting up and teaching a new Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programme in Artificial Intelligence in addition to teaching in existing degree programmes such as Medical Engineering, Medical Process Management and Data Science. The professor will be appointed as a member of the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Engineering.
 
For further information and the application guideline please see
https://www.fau.eu/people/careers-human-resources/professorships/

Please submit your complete application documents (CV, list of publications, list of lectures and courses taught, copies of certificates and degrees, list of third-party funding) online at https://berufungen.fau.de by 24.01.2021, addressed to the President of FAU. Please contact Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! with any questions.

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