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2023-06-30 - 10/2023

Researcher (PostDoc Cheminformatics) (m/f/d)

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) is located on the Weinberg campus of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.

Germany is establishing a long-term national initiative for research data (NFDI) as a dynamic network of services for research data management. The IPB is part of the NFDI4Chem consortium that will support standards-conforming acquisition, storage, analysis and publication of research data in many disciplines in Chemistry.

The Computational Plant Biochemistry research group at the IPB is seeking applications as

Researcher (PostDoc Cheminformatics) (m/f/d)

starting immediately, initially limited until 30.09.2025.

Job description:
The NFDI4Chem consortium is developing standards for research data in chemistry and supporting software and infrastructure. As a computer scientist, cheminformatician or bioinformatician, you will join our research group Computational Plant Biochemistry. As task area leads in NFDI4Chem we take care that research data ("the gold of the 21st century") can be collected in a structured way, processed/analysed and published for efficient re-use. You will develop re-useable workflows to process and transfer e.g. mass spectrometry data to electronic laboratory notebooks or repositories, and to re-analyse public data.

You should hold a degree in computer science, cheminformatics, bioinformatics or a related discipline, with experience in database development, use and development of open source cheminformatics software (e.g., RDKit, CDK, OpenBabel) in several programming environments (e.g., Go, Java, Python, R). Knowledge in mass spectrometry or analytical chemistry are advantageous.

The position is initially limited until 30.09.2025. Salary and social benefits are according to the German Public Service regulation (TV-L E13, 100%).

Further information is available on our web page (http://www.ipb-halle.de) under „Career“. For specific questions regarding this offer, please contact Dr. S. Neumann (sneumann@ipb-halle.de), Tel.:+49 (0) 345 5582-1470, Fax:  +49 (0) 345 5582-1409.

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 10/2023 until August 7th 2023 to

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

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