Bioinformatican (f/m)

The research group Bioinformatics and Information Technology is engaged in the management of research data, in the implementation of integrated biological information systems/data warehouses for performing in silico analyses and presenting sequencing data. We are contributing to genotyping and re-sequencing projects of different plant genetic resources hosted in the IPK-Genebank.

Your tasks:

• You will develop a web-based information system to make crop diversity accessible and implement powerful user friendly visualization routines.
• You will work together with colleagues to manage and analyzed data sets from the research projects BRIDGE, Genbank2.0, BeanAdapt and SHAPE using Oracle® data base technology.

Your qualifications and skills:

• You possess a Master/Diploma in (bio-) informatics or an equivalent academic degree.
• You have a strong background in data base technology and a robust understanding of developing web-based user interfaces.
• You have experience with UNIX/Linux command line program execution, R, Java, JavaScript programming and RESTful web services.

You fit to us:

• You have excellent writing skills.
• You are a team player.
• You have a passion for presentations and excellent presentation skills.

We offer you:

• An interdisciplinary research environment at the intersection of life sciences and informatics.
• A project-based position limited to October 31, 2019, starting at the earliest and with a gross salary up to E13 TV-L.

If you need further information feel free to contact Dr. Uwe Scholz ( directly Tel.: +49 (0) 34982 5513.

What you need to know:

For us, your qualifications and strengths count. Therefore, everyone – independent from gender, origin, age, or possible disability – is welcome. The IPK is striving to increase the proportion of women in sectors where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. As an institution which has been awarded the Certificate for Career and Family ("berufundfamilie"), we offer family-friendly working conditions and flexible working hours. The IPK has set a goal to employ more people with disabilities. Qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference.

Your application:

We look forward to receiving your online application ( )  until 18th May 2018. If you have questions or require more information, please
contact Ms. Jacobi ( ). Please indicate the reference number 36/04/18 in your correspondence.

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Ms. Bianka Jacobi -

Dr. Uwe Scholz -
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 36/04/18

About Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung

Das IPK ist eine außeruniversitäre Forschungseinrichtung und gehört der Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz e.V. (WGL) an. Im Zentrum der grundlagen- und anwendungsorientierten, interdisziplinären Forschung des IPK steht die Erarbeitung neuer Erkenntnisse zu biologischen Prozessen in Pflanzen und neuer Technologien mit dem Ziel einer umfassenden Nutzung...

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