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We are seeking scientists with a background in Bioinformatics or in a closely related discipline. The main focus of the open position will be the analysis of high-throughput sequencing (NGS) for the II. Medical Clinic and the Children's Cancer Center. The position will be embedded in the Bioinformatics Core group.

Main tasks:
 - Analysis of high-throughput sequencing data
 - Development of workflows and tools for sequence data processing
 - Consultation on issues of sequencing and sequence data analysis

Candidate profile:
 - Successfully completed studies in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics or in a closely related scientific subject
 - Good command of Linux and at least one of the following programming languages: Ruby, R, Python, Java, Perl
 - Good oral and written communication skills in English
 - Ability to clearly explain methods and results to scientists of other disciplines
 - Desirable skills: competent handling of various sequence data, good understanding of statistical methods and their application to large data sets, and knowledge of machine learning techniques

We offer a work environment which provides equal opportunities regardless of age, gender, sexual identity, disability, origin or religion. This commitment is confirmed by signing the “Diversity Charter of German Companies”. We explicitly strive for an increased proportion of women in leading positions, particularly for employees in research and education. Female applicants will be treated preferentially in case of equivalent qualification. The same applies in case of minor representation of a certain gender in the advertising section. Applicants with severe disability will be treated preferentially in case of equivalent suitability, qualification and professional performance.

We look forward to receiving your application by June 17th 2018.

Please send your complete application to: Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! (reference number: 2018-344A) or submit online using our job portal: www.uke.jobs

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Mascha Binder (#49-(0)40-7410-58787) or Prof. Dr. Martin Horstmann (#49-(0)40-42605-1211).