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JOB: Postdoctoral Researcher in Biostatistics in Munich
miércoles, 07 febrero 2018

Job advert:
The Institute of Computational Biology at the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Munich, Germany, is a globally recognized department for innovations in data analysis and modeling of biological systems, anchored at the Helmholtz Zentrum Munich and the Technical University Munich. We are at the forefront of developing robust and innovative methods to ultimately advance our understanding of human health and disease. To that end, we work on the integration of vast amounts of biological and biomedical data by using and developing machine learning, statistical and bioinformatics techniques.
For our international research project "An Integrated Systems Approach for Incompletely Penetrant Onco-phenotypes", funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), we are currently looking for a **Postdoctoral Researcher in Biostatistics**
Job Description:
- Statistical method development including implementation, evaluation and extension of methods
- Advancing existing single-cell analysis techniques
- Biological interpretation of data
- Research in collaborative projects
Your Qualifications:
- PhD degree in statistics, mathematics, bioinformatics, data science or similar
- Background in statistical learning/machine learning and ideally NGS analysis
- Very good programming skills, especially in R
- Passion for science and reproducible scientific work
- Proficient in spoken and written English
- Being comfortable in interacting with colleagues in an interdisciplinary setting
Our Offer:
At the Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, you can contribute together with leading researchers to the investigation of the development, prevention and treatment of environmental diseases such as diabetes, chronic lung diseases and allergies. In order to further promote your professional development, we offer extensive and targeted research training and career programmes. We support the reconciliation between work and private life with flexible working time models, occupational health management, day care facility for children, a childcare subsidy, Elder Care, as well as other counseling and support services.
Remuneration and benefits are in accordance with the collective agreement for the public service (EG 13 TV EntgO Bund).
The position is (initially) limited to three years.
The activity involves special knowledge and experience specific to own scientific skills.
As a holder of the Total E-Quality Award, we promote equality of opportunity. In order to increase the proportion of women in management positions, we would be pleased to receive corresponding applications. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates (with marks), reference letter and the contact information of two references.
Online advert:
Apply now:
Contact for more information:
Prof. Dr. Christiane Fuchs
Telefon: +49 89 3187-3385
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Prof. Dr. Christiane Fuchs
Data Science Group
Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Bielefeld University
Postfach 100131, 33501 Bielefeld
Office V9-132
Tel: +49 5221 106 2576
Biostatistics Group
Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum München
Ingolstädter Landstr. 1, 85764 Neuherberg
Office 58a/111
Tel: +49 89 3187 3385
Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen
Deutsches Forschungszentrum fuer Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Ingolstaedter Landstr. 1
85764 Neuherberg
Aufsichtsratsvorsitzende: MinDir'in Baerbel Brumme-Bothe
Geschaeftsfuehrer: Prof. Dr. Guenther Wess, Heinrich Bassler, Dr. Alfons Enhsen
Registergericht: Amtsgericht Muenchen HRB 6466
USt-IdNr: DE 129521671