Bioinformatician, Medical Center, University of Duesseldorf, Germany


The Neurosurgical Clinic at the Medical Center of the Heinrich-Heine University, in
Düsseldorf, Germany is looking for

1x bioinformatician (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterstelle)

The contract is according to federal law (TV-L) in full time (100%) for an initial phase of 3
years starting from 1st October.

The versed bioinformatician should hold a PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in related field or be in the final
year of the respective doctoral study.

The main task of the successful candidate is the processing and evaluation of statistical and
bioinformatical data acquired via high through put technologies- particularly NGS and optical
data. The field of research is brain cancer and neural stem cell research.

We expect fundamental expertise in various analytical areas of differential gene expression,
genome wide transcriptomics, genome sequencing and the utilization of sort-read and longread
technologies. Optical data is acquired through high performance automated system on
florescence based biomarker detection as well as spectral imaging. The development of
close collaborations to the core transcriptomic lab at the biomedical research center (BMFZ)
and other bioinformaticians on campus is anticipated. The motivation and desire develop
independent academic responsibilities including the contribution to grant applications are
highly anticipated.

An important prerequisite is the ability to work as part of our multidisciplinary research team
consisting of students and experienced lab members from the medical and natural science
field. Moreover our lab has close collaborations to various research teams on campus
including the execution of joint lab meetings. We offer separate office space and relevant
computational infrastructure including the access to the high performance cluster at the
center for information- and media technology (ZIM) on campus to perform solid bioinformatic
algorithms and programming.

Child care in a newly build kindergarten on campus is available. Düsseldorf is a major city in
the state of North Rhine Westphalia conveniently located in the center of Western Europe
and is consistently high ranked in global life quality competitions.

Applications from women are explicitly welcome. Women with equal qualification,
competence and professional achievements are preferred if no personally reasons of a
competitor prevail.

Handicapped applicants with equal suitability are preferred.

For any questions please contact me preferentially via e-Mail (ulf.kahlert@med.uniduesseldorf.
de).
Please send you significant application documents till 21st of August to ulf.kahlert@med.uniduesseldorf.de