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Job Vacancy

2022-08-17 - 12/2022

Research associate (data scientist, m/f/d)

Interdisciplinary research at the IPB, a non-university research institution of the Leibniz Association at the Weinberg Campus of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, aims to understand the bio/chemical basis of plant resilience and performance in climate change. The IPB offers excellent research facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure to investigate the chemical diversity, biochemical interactions, and biological roles of plant and fungal natural products, with an emphasis on specialized metabolites, signaling molecules and relevant molecular networks of functional gene and protein regulation (http://www.ipb-halle.de).

To strengthen its collaborative research activities, the IPB will receive additional core funding for the establishment of a Program Center for Plant Metabolomics and Computational Biochemistry (MetaCom), which will consist of four working units: (i) Metabolomics & Proteomics Technology Platform, (ii) Chemical-analytical Reference Laboratory, (iii) Computational Plant Biochemistry Research Group, and (iv) Independent Junior Research Group.

The Bioinformatics and Scientific Data research group at the IPB is seeking applications to fill the position as

Research associate (data scientist, m/f/d)

initially for three years, starting 01/01/2023.

Job description:
As a computational biologist or (bio-)informatician, you will be joining our research group Bioinformatics and Scientific Data, which focuses on "Computational Metabolomics". You will use, adapt, and where necessary develop methods to support the biological interpretation in metabolomics and multi-omics experiments. You will be involved in various projects that bring together different experts and research questions.

You should hold a university degree (master) in biostatistics, bioinformatics or a life-science discipline, with experience in data analysis and statistics. You are skilled in the statistics framework R, and have worked in Python or Java. Knowledge in metabolomics or chemistry will be an advantage.

Salary and social benefits are according to the German Public Service regulation (TV-L).

Please notice our data protection information for applicants (m/f/d) according to Article 13 and 14 GDPR concerning data protection processing in the application process:

The successful applicant with a degree that was not obtained at a German university must submit a certificate assessment for foreign university qualifications (Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications) from the Central Office for Foreign Education (https://www.kmk.org/zab/central-office-for-foreign-education).

Please submit your complete application including a cover letter clearly stating the interest in the project and the group, CV, contact details for two referees and transcripts as a single pdf document quoting reference number 12/2022 to bewerbungen@ipb-halle.de

For further information please contact Dr. S. Neumann (sneumann@ipb-halle.de),
Tel.:  +49 (0) 345 5582-1470, Fax:  +49 (0) 345 5582-1409

Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie
Weinberg 3
06120 Halle
Contact for information:

Dr. S. Neumann
Telephone: 0345 55821470
e-Mail: sneumannno spam please@ipb-halle.de
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