Bioinformatician (m/f/d)

Einsatzort: Berlin


  • Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & Genetics
  • Immunobiology and Infection Biology & Medicine

Art der Stelle

Bioinformatician (m/f/d)

Stellenangebot vom 10.09.2020

The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics is an international research institute with approximately 350 employees, working in the field of medical genomics. A special focus lies on genome analysis of humans and other vertebrates.The Research Group “Gene Regulation and Systems Biology of Cancer” (Head: Dr. Marie-Laure Yaspo) invites applications for the following open position: Bioinformatician (f/m/d) (E13 according to the TVöD salary scale) Code: 20-21


In the framework of oncogenomics and biomarker discovery research programs with focus on pediatric leukemia, we are looking for a skilled bioinformatician, experienced in the analysis of high-throughput next generation sequencing (NGS) and omics data. The successful candidate will be responsible for the exploration of tumor molecular landscapes and biomarker identification. The work will focus on the integration of various NGS-based experiments, single cell omics and drug response data, harnessing in-house pipelines and newly developed methods. The integration and visualization of multiple omics datasets will represent major aspects of the work.


The successful candidate (master or post-doctoral level) should have a strong background in statistics, mathematics and computational biology, including object-oriented programming (C++, Java, Perl, Python), web/database programming (e.g. MySQL, PHP) and pipeline development. Knowledge of R programming language is required, as well as a basic knowledge of molecular genetics/immunogenetics. The candidate should be strongly motivated, open to challenging projects, team-oriented, flexible and have excellent communication skills.

Our research group is an international team involved in high-dimensional data generation and analysis with close cooperation between the wet and dry labs. The team is a blend of molecular biologists and bioinformaticians.

The position is offered initially for two years with the possibility of extension.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.


Applications including the usual documents and two references should be sent until September 21th, 2020 to: