Senior Bioinformatics Scientist (Protein Bioinformatics) (m/f)

As we are constantly growing, for our headquarters in Heidelberg we are seeking a highly motivated

Senior Bioinformatics Scientist (Protein Bioinformatics) (m/f)

Your responsibilities

As a member of the Protein Bioinformatics team in the Research department, you will be prototyping innovative tools to support a revolutionary, data-driven technology that enables precision medicine. Your tasks include evaluation of existing tools, as well as conceptualization, development, and maintenance of algorithms, methods, databases, and prototype web interfaces, as well as support for services and custom solutions, e.g., for the pharmaceutical industry.

Your skills and qualifications

  • PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, or a closely related field
  • Broad hands-on experience in bioinformatics programming, including Linux, object-oriented programming (either Perl or Python) and experience with RDBMS systems (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  • Several years of experience in at least three of the following areas:
    • Profound knowledge of standard bioinformatics algorithms and databases, including protein and nucleotide sequence analysis
    • Comprehensive experience with pathway, protein structure, and interaction databases
    • A strong grasp of molecular cancer biology and genetics
    • Wet lab experience in molecular/cellular biology/next-generation sequencing
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and scientific creativity are essential
  • Clear sense of organization, purpose, and accountability
  • Able to work independently, dependable, focused, project- and team-oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Work experience in industry is considered a plus
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

We offer

  • A varied, demanding scope of responsibility requiring a high level of autonomy
  • Flat hierarchies and a motivated, skilled team
  • A comfortable work environment located in the center of Heidelberg
  • Competitive salary package and excellent opportunities for development in an international company
Take the first step and join us! We are looking forward to receiving your complete application, in German and English, including your salary expectations and earliest start date. Please send it to Svetlana Renschler at
Molecular Health GmbH • Human Resources Kurfuersten-Anlage 21 • 69115 Heidelberg •
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About Molecular Health GmbH

About us Molecular Health invented the most comprehensive bioinformatics platforms in the world. It enables highly scalable precision medicine applications. We combine the molecular and clinical data of individual patients with all relevant biomedical knowledge to provide better individual treatment options. Personalized medicine changes the way diseases are analyzed, understood and...

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