Scientist / Post - Doc Physicist

Job vacancy at Universität Regensburg

The University of Regensburg, Germany has more than 20,000 students and is an innovative and interdisciplinary university, which provides a broad variety of research projects and disciplines for German and foreign students.The Department of Statistical Bioinformatics offers a position as a
Scientist / Post-Doc

The full time position is initially limited to two years (with possible extension). The position is paid according to the German pay scale TV-L 13.
Your Tasks:
You will develop computer programs to explore the molecular mechanisms of tumors. The project is part of a BMBF-funded research consortium in systems medicine (e: Med). The consortium aims to improve personalized diagnosis and therapy of lymphomas ( You will develop your computer programs based on biological high-throughput data, which are then validated using patient data and experiments of your cooperation partners in the consortium. Strong interdisciplinary communication skills are essential.

Our Requirements:
- PhD in Physics-Deep understanding of scientific principles
- Knowledge in R, Matlab or another programming language
- Experience in the analysis of complex data
- Expert in writing scientific texts in English (German language skills are a plus)

We offer:
- A scientific career outside the mainstream of physics
- A lively international research team (
- A sophisticated, expanding and interdisciplinary research field
- The opportunity to help shape the future of life sciences in Germany and Europe

Universität Regensburg is committed to the compatibility of family and career (for more information, please visit
Severely disabled applicants are given preference in instances where applicants demonstrate an equal level of qualification. Please mention any severe disabilities, if applicable, in the application. Unfortunately, we cannot provide reimbursement for expenses associated with interviewing.

How to apply:
Please send your application including CV, list of publications and 3 references by email no later than September 15,2015 to Dr. Julia Engelmann (, cc Dr. Bianca Hoefelschweiger (bianca.hoefelschweiger@ur. de).
Send application to
Dr. Julia Engelmann
Institute for Functional Genomics
Statistical Bioinformatics
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 15.157

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