Computational Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

Einsatzort: Berlin


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

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Computational Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

Stellenangebot vom 08.09.2020

The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics is an international research institute with approx. 350 employees, working in the field of medical genomics. The Stem Cell Chromatin group, headed by Dr. Aydan Bulut-Karslioglu, was established in 2018 and is part of the Department of Genome Regulation. We offer an open position for a highly motivated Computational Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) (E13 according to the national salary scale)vCode: 20-18 to join our international team working on chromatin regulation in stem cells, development and disease. Our toolbox includes genetics, genomics, imaging and molecular biology techniques.


The successful candidate will work together with wet-lab scientists and will be responsible for the processing and analyses of next generation sequencing data, particularly related to investigating the epigenome, transcriptome and proteome of cells under various conditions. The tasks will include the setup and maintenance of processing pipelines, quality control and analysis of omics data, and integration/visualisation of multiple datasets.


The successful candidate should have a PhD degree or a similar qualification in biological, chemical, physical or computational sciences. The candidate should have a strong background in statistics and computational biology, including experience in bash programming and common next generation sequencing tools as well as one or more of the following programming languages: C++, JAVA, Perl, Python. Knowledge of R programming language is required, as well as basic understanding in molecular genetics. The candidate should be also strongly motivated, team-oriented and have excellent communication skills.

The position will initially be for two years, and start date is flexible.


The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply. 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 motivation letter, CV, as well as contact information of three references should be sent by September 30th, 2020 via email to: .