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The position focuses on developing software based on available open source code to facilitate spectral assignment and interpretation on a newly developed mass spectrometry system. Data created will allow high resolution structural proteomics using structural modelling. We are searching for exceptional, highly motivated candidates holding at least a Master degree in bioinformatics and related disciplines with experience in software development and computational modelling. Experience in any of the following areas will be considered an asset: structural biology, biophysics, virology, mass spectrometry and related data analysis. The position is initially funded for four years.

We offer the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research in an extremely stimulating work environment equipped with state-of-the-art technology. All positions have the possibility for extension after the initial funding period. Payment and social benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of the German TV-AVH (salary agreement for public service employees). The Heinrich-Pette-Institute is an international research institute with English as the working language. For further information please visit the website,, or contact Dr. Charlotte Uetrecht (Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!).

The Heinrich-Pette-Institute promotes the professional equality between women and men. Handicapped applicants with equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

Please send your application by September 30, 2018. Please indicate the position of interest and your earliest possible starting date. Applications providing a motivating cover letter, a CV and the names of at least two referees in a single PDF should be sent via regular or electronic mail to:

Heinrich Pette Institute
Mrs Anke Metzger
Personnel Department
Martinistraße 52
20251 Hamburg
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