Bioinformatician (m/f)

 BioMed X GmbH  Heidelberg


(Part Time, Time-Limited, or Consultant)


BioMed X Innovation Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 583, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

About BioMed X

The BioMed X Innovation Center constitutes a novel way of collaboration at the interface between academia and industry. At this center, distinguished early career scientists recruited from all over the world are working jointly on novel pre-clinical research projects in the fields of biomedicine, molecular biology, cell biology and bioinformatics. These interdisciplinary project teams are conducting groundbreaking biomedical research in an open innovation lab facility on the campus of the University of Heidelberg, under the guidance of experienced mentors from academia and industry while expanding their scientific network.

What we are looking for

Groups working on “Metabolism and Signaling in Cancer (MSC)” and the “Immunosuppressive Microenvironment of Tumors (IMT)” are looking for a highly motivated and flexible scientist to lead several short-term projects including transcriptomic and genomic analysis as well as metadata analyses of published microarray and other omics data sets. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated experience in computational biology (PhD degree or equivalent) including thorough knowledge in R and Bioconductor. We are looking for a scientist who can commit for a part time / time-limited position or on-site consultancy. Final terms of the contract will be negotiated with selected candidates. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter with CV and the names and contact information of two referees by email addressed to Lee Kim Swee (
There is flexibility over starting dates but the successful applicant is anticipated to take up the post by November 1st, 2015.

What we offer

We offer an interdisciplinary and international working environment in a growing biomedical incubator. The position comes with a competitive salary and benefits as well as unequalled networking opportunities with current BioMed X sponsors and academic partners.


BioMed X Innovation Center
Im Neuenheimer Feld 583
69120 Heidelberg
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