(Bio-) Informatician (m/f/d)

Einsatzort: Radolfzell / Konstanz

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(Bio-) Informatician (m/f/d)

Stellenangebot vom 09.07.2019

The Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior facilitates unique research opportunities by providing an international, interdisciplinary, and collaborative environment at its two locations in Radolfzell and Konstanz in southern Germany. The goal of our basic research is to achieve a quantitative and predictive understanding of animal decision-making and movement in the natural world.

The Max Planck Department of Migration would like to fill the position of  (Bio-) Informatician (m/f/d) from September 1, 2019.

The position is limited to 1 year and is 100% (full-time). The position will be located at the University of Konstanz.

Your tasks:

  • Database programming, ideally in MariaDB/MySQL
  • Building of a graphical web frontend for a database
  • User interface programming, preferably in Python
  • Working with genomics DNA-data of birds with respect to ecology and evolution
  • Coordination with the Baden-Württemberg network BioDATEN
  • Participation in publications in international scientific journals

Your profil:

  • University degree in bioinformatics, informatics or comparable subjects; or PhD in biology with experience in bioinformatics
  • Very good knowledge of Linux systems
  • Experience with relational data bases
  • Experience or at least interest in ecological and evolutionary topics, especially DNA sequence analysis in genomics
  • Strength in programming (Perl, Python, Shell…), data mining and bioscientific documentation
  • Dedication, team spirit, responsibility and independent and goal-oriented work ethics
  • Knowledge of German is not essential

Our offer:

An interesting job in an open-minded team. We offer a responsible and varied work place in a growing interdisciplinary and international research institute. The payment is made in accordance with your qualification and the collective agreement for the public service (TVöD-Bund).

You will be collaborating as part of the newly established, state-wide network bioDATEN. There, we establish with an interdisciplinary team of biologists, computer and information scientists interfaces between these disciplines in the analysis of large *omics data sets. The particular project in Konstanz addresses the ecology and evolution of the immune system of birds. We are part of the global projects B10K (https://b10k.genomics.cn/) and VGP (https://vertebrategenomesproject.org/).

Questions about this position will be answered by Dr. Robert Kraus ().

The Max Planck Society endeavors to employ more severely disabled people. Applications of severely disabled persons are expressly welcome. The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Your application

Are you interested? Then we are looking forward to receiving your application until the July 28, 2019 under this link: https://s-lotus.gwdg.de/mpg/maor/perso/ornr_w004.nsf/application