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Bioinformatician/Sequencing data analyst (m/f)

The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) in Dresden, Germany, offers a position for a
 
Bioinformatician/Sequencing data analyst (m/f)
 
The MPI-CBG is a thriving international research institute at the interface between cell biology, biophysics and systems biology. The institute is well-known for its interdisciplinary and highly interactive research culture and the working language is English. The successful candidate will be both part of a research lab (Rink lab) and the bioinformatics core service group of the institute. The position involves both the support of the lab’s research on understanding differences in regenerative abilities amongst flatworm species and the sustenance/upgrade of various online databases.

Your responsibilities:
  • Maintenance and development of workflows for transcriptome assembly, annotation and analysis
  • Management of web applications to visualize large data sets containing multi-species transcriptomic data and annotations
  • Analysis of RNAseq data using bioinformatics tools for differential gene expression analysis, SNP analysis, de novo assembly etc…
  • Collaboration with other lab members on novel genomics projects requiring workflow and tool creation
Essential Requirements:
  • Master degree or Bachelor with an equivalent experience in biology, computer science or another field related to bioinformatics
  • Proficiency with Java programming and web-application development
  • Experience with the Unix shell and at least one other language such as R or python
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a cross-disciplinary team
  • Fluent in English
Desirable experience:
Experience in at least three of the following topics:
  • RNAseq data analysis tools for mapping and differential gene expression
  • Genome/transcriptome assembly and annotation
  • Bioinformatics techniques for sequence similarity searching, gene expression profile clustering, GO-term mapping and SNP analysis
  • Data analysis and visualization using R/Bioconductor
  • High performance computing environments, queuing systems, and pipelining tools such as SnakeMake
  • SQL database management

 
Our offer:
If you are interested in working in an open-minded, high-technology environment, we are happy to receive your application. The position is full-time and appointed for two years with the possibility of extension. Compensation and benefits are determined by the TVöD Association.
 
Your application: 
The Max Planck Society is committed to employ more people with disabilities and actively seek their applications.
Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
 
Please submit your complete application in English by November 20th, 2015– preferably via our online application system at:
https://recruitingapp-2443.umantis.com/Vacancies/361/Application/New/2
 
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Personnel Department
Code: 2015-BioIT-2190
Pfotenhauerstr. 108
01307 Dresden
Germany
 

Contact detail


How to apply:
Please submit your complete application in English by November 20th, 2015– preferably via our online application system at:
https://recruitingapp-2443.umantis.com/Vacancies/361/Application/New/2
 
Send application to
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Personnel Department
Code: 2015-BioIT-2190
Pfotenhauerstr. 108
01307 Dresden
Germany
 

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
Specialist
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Sachsen)
Working place
01307 Dresden
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences