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The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf is seeking scientists to join its Bioinformatics Core group. The group aims at supporting research and diagnostics throughout the UKE and related institutes by providing a comprehensive range of Bioinformatics services. Its main focus is on the analysis of high-throughput sequencing (NGS) data.

Main tasks:
- Analysis of high-throughput sequencing (NGS) data
- Development of workflows and tools for sequence data processing
- Consultation on issues of sequencing and sequence data analysis

Candidate profile:
- Successfully completed studies in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics or in a closely related scientific subject
- Good command of Linux and at least one of the following programming languages: Ruby, R, Python, Java, Perl
- Good oral and written communication skills; in particular good knowledge of English
- Ability to clearly explain methods and results to scientist of other disciplines
- Desirable skills: competent handling of various sequence data, good understanding of statistical methods and their application to large data sets, familiarity with workflow management systems, and knowledge of machine learning techniques

Appointments are made for an initial period of two years with possibility of extension. Salary is set according to scale E13 TV-KAH.

We offer a work environment which provides equal opportunities regardless of age, gender, sexual identity, disability, origin or religion. This commitment is confirmed by signing the “Diversity Charter of German Companies”. We explicitly strive for an increased proportion of women in leading positions, particularly for employees in research and education. Female applicants will be treated preferentially in case of equivalent qualification. The same applies in case of minor representation of a certain gender in the advertising section. Applicants with severe disability will be treated preferentially in case of equivalent suitability, qualification and professional performance.

We look forward to receiving your application by June 19th 2017.

Please send your complete application to: Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!, reference number: 2017-260

For further information please contact Malik Alawi (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!) or Dr. Anne Wulf (+49(40)7410 53041)