Research and Teaching Fellow (Postdoc position in Bioinformatics)

 Technische Universität Dresden  Dresden
At TU Dresden, Biotechnology Centre, the Chair of Bioinformatics (Prof. Michael Schroeder) is looking for a
Research and Teaching Fellow (Postdoc position)
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position is available from September 1st, 2016 and is limited until December 31st, 2020. The period of employment is governed by § 2 Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position will give you an excellent chance for further academic qualification (e.g. habilitation thesis).
Tasks: working on computational drug repositioning und biomarker discovery in cancer, esp. independent planning, development, and programming of analysis pipelines for drug, protein, network, and sequence data using a medium and large (several thousand CPUs) compute cluster; organisation of teaching including preparation of tutorials, labs, and lectures as well as supervision of students; writing of grants and publications, literature reviews; scientific administration.
Requirements: university degree (Master, diploma, etc) in bioinformatics or a related field and PhD in bioinformatics; knowledge of the following areas: deep sequencing, drug databases, structural bioinformatics, network biology, programming in python and Java, datamining incl. clustering and dimension reduction, statistics in R, distributed computing.
Further information can be found at
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
If you are interested and fulfill the requirements, please submit your application by the 07.07.2016 (stamped arrival date of TU Dresden applies) as a single PDF file to (Please note: We are currently not able to receive electronically signed and encrypted data.) or alternatively by post to: TU Dresden, BIOTEC, Herrn Prof. Michael Schroeder, Tatzberg 47-49, 01307 Dresden, Germany. Your application should include: your CV, motivation letter, your transcripts and recommendation letters. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.
How to apply:
e-mail or mail
Send application to or alternatively by post to: TU Dresden, BIOTEC, Herrn Prof. Michael Schroeder, Tatzberg 47-49, 01307 Dresden, Germany.
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