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The Department of Medical Statistics is offering a position for a PostDoc in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics with focus on data management, integration and analysis
(initially for two years, with possibility of extension, fulltime position | salary according to TV-L)

The University Medical Center Göttingen is a tertiary care center and offers great development potential. Its 7000 employees work in over 60 departments and facilities to provide top-quality patient care, excellent research and modern teaching. Göttingen, “City of Science”, lies near the center of Germany and its University is embedded in the city’s attractive network of scientific research facilities. Within the Center of Statistics, Informatics and Epidemiology several institutes are working together in the research and application of statistical and informatics methodology to analyze and interpret biomedical data.

Job Description:

The position primarily involves the management and integration of complex biomedical data for research purposes within various projects and consortia. This will include the setup and maintenance of knowledge and data management servers (e.g. openBIS, Wikis, tranSmart) as well as the implementation of ETL data pipelines. Further tasks will include statistical analyses and the integration of high-troughput data and clinical records as well as external data sources.


An appropriate university degree in computer science or bioinformatics Experience in Unix server administration Knowledge in data management
Ideally, experience with openBIS and in setting up Wiki-systems as exchange and communication platforms
Experience with a general-purpose programming and scripting language (such asR, Python, Shell, Java, optional C/C++/C#)
Ideally, experience with data workflow systems (e.g. KNIME) and knowledge in statistical analyses of biomedical data

Please send your application until 09/01/2017 to

Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
Prof. Dr. Tim Beißbarth
Department of Medical Statistics
37099 Göttingen
Tel.: 0551/39-4990
Fax: 0551/39-4995
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Contact person:
Ms Dorit Meyer (secretariat)

Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment. Please send your application only via e-mail as a PDFfile.