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Bioinformatician (m/f)

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The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation is recruiting a
 
Bioinformatician (m/f) (#CFBIO08)

The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and located within the campus of the University of Mainz in Germany. IMB focuses on epigenetics, DNA repair and developmental biology and offers premium scientific core facilities (see www.imb-mainz.de/core-facilities).

The Bioinformatics Core Facility supports the IMB researchers and external collaborators in performing high-throughput data processing, analysis, visualisation and interpretation, as well as by providing IT infrastructure, teaching and consulting services. We are looking for a highly motivated Bioinformatician (m/f) with enthusiasm for academic and translational biomedical research to join our team.

You will:
• Support biomedical scientists in the experimental planning, processing and analysis of data from cutting-edge sequencing technologies (RNA-, ChIP-, RIP-, iCLIP-, Bisulfite-seq etc.)
• Analyse and integrate various “omics” datasets for solving complex scientific questions
• Assess existing and develop new data analysis methods for high-throughput data
• Participate in the development of data analysis workflows and pipelines

Required qualifications:
• University degree or postgraduate training in computational biology / bioinformatics
• Extensive experience in the analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data
• Solid programming skills in scripting and/or compiled languages
• Familiarity with Linux / Unix environment and compute clusters
• Sound knowledge of statistics and R / Bioconductor
• Proficiency in written and spoken English
• Good organisational, communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable qualifications:
• Experience in interdisciplinary collaborations or bioinformatics services
• Familiarity with contemporary biomedical topics and translational research

We offer:
• Involvement in exciting projects in molecular biology and translational epigenetics
• Stimulating, diverse and international research environment
• Flexible working hours and advanced training opportunities
• Competitive salary and favourable pension scheme

IMB is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications should be in English and sent as a single PDF file including a cover letter, CV, certificates and contact information of three professional references quoting Ref. No. CFBIO08 to personal@imb-mainz.de.

Deadline for applications: 30th November 2015
Starting date: First quarter of 2016 with an initial contract for 2 years including an option for extension.

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How to apply:
Applications should be in English and sent as a single PDF file including a cover letter, CV, certificates and contact information of three professional references quoting Ref. No. CFBIO08 to personal@imb-mainz.de.
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Applications should be in English and sent as a single PDF file including a cover letter, CV, certificates and contact information of three professional references quoting Ref. No. CFBIO08 to personal@imb-mainz.de.

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
Specialist
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz)
Working place
55128 Mainz
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Computer Sciences
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