Job: Postdoc in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics, IMB Mainz, Germany
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The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, and located in Mainz, Germany. The group of Quantitative Proteomics is offering a postdoctoral position. The group applies next generation sequencing and advanced mass spectrometry to diverse biological research questions in epigenetics, gene regulation, RNA biology and genome stability. Recent exemplary project include comparison of transcriptome and proteome data (Dejung et al., PLOS Pathog 2016), large- scale temporal proteome data (Casas-Vila et al., Genome Res 2017) and integration of RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and quantitative proteomics (Jahn et al., EMBO Rep 2017). 


Job description

  • Analysis of RNA-seq and ChIP-seq experiments using own and in-house provided pipelines

  • Integrate quantitative data from multiple omics sources (e.g. next generation sequencing and proteomics)

  • Perform personalized post-quantitation analysis (e.g. GSEA, comparison to published datasets)

  • Support lab members and collaborators with your bioinformatics skills

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Natural Sciences or related areas

  • Sound experience in R scripting or Phyton

  • Familiarity with large scale data analysis (RNA-seq, ChIP-seq and related)

  • Excellent communication skills and good team spirit with the ability to solve problems independently

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

We offer

  • The possibility to work with unpublished large-scale data generated on state-of-the-art equipment

  • Collegial support by other bioinformaticians in the group and the bioinformatics core facility

  • A stimulating, diverse and international research environment

  • Opportunity of an own computational project using in-group generated omics data



To apply, please email in a single PDF: cover letter, your CV, certificates of your qualifications, your publications and the contact details of at least two referees quoting Ref. No. #FBPD06 to Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr. Falk Butter ( IMB is an equal opportunity employer.


Starting date: Early 2018 or later
Duration: 2 years with the option for extension 
Closing date: 30th March 2018 

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