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29 May 2015

Full-Time Bioinformatician for IMB (@Mainz @Germany)

Institute of Molecular Biology – Posted by IMB_Mainz Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Job Description

The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation is recruiting a

 Bioinformatician (Quantitative Proteomics / Systems Biology)

The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH ( is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, and located within the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the group of Quantitative Proteomics. The group applies advanced mass spectrometry and next generation sequencing to diverse biological research questions in epigenetics, gene regulation, RNA biology and genome stability. We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join our dynamic interdisciplinary team with strong methodological background. Expertise in mass spectrometry is not required.


Job description

* Perform research in an attractive scientific environment

* Integrate data from multiple omics sources (mass spectrometry and next generation sequencing)

* Support lab members and collaborators with large scale analysis


Required Qualifications

* PhD in Bioinformatics, Natural Sciences or related areas

* Expert skills in any programming language (R/Bioconductor is a plus)

* Strong methodological background and prior experience in large scale data analysis

* Excellent communication skills and good team spirit

* Ability to solve problems independently

* Fluent in English (spoken and written)


We offer

* The possibility to work with data generated on state-of-the-art equipment

* A stimulating, diverse and international research environment

* Competitive scholarship rates depending on qualifications

* Advanced training opportunities and access to IMB’s core facilities


Starting date: Autumn 2015 or later

Duration: 2 years with the option for extension

Closing date: 31st July 2015


IMB is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

To apply, please email in a single PDF: cover letter, your CV, certificates of your qualifications, your publications and the contact details of at least two referees quoting Ref. No. #FBPD03 to [email protected]. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide a demonstration of their skills prior to invitation. Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr. Falk Butter ([email protected]).

Job Categories: Researcher/Academic. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: data analysis, omics, proteomics, and system biology.

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