Job: PostDoc in Bioinformatics
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Frank Kramer60 wrote:

The University Medical Center Göttingen is a tertiary care center and offers great development potential. Its 7400 employees work in over 65 departments and facilities to provide top-quality patient care, excellent research and modern teaching. Göttingen, “City of Science”, lies near the center of Germany and its University is embedded in the city’s attractive network of scientific research facilities. Within the Center of Statistics, Informatics and Epidemiology several institutes are working together in the research and application of statistical and informatics methodology to analyze and interpret biomedical data.


At the Department of Medical Statistics of the University Medical Center Göttingen we are seeking


PostDoc in Bioinformatics

with focus on data management, integration and analysis
initially for two years, with possibility of extension, full-time position | salary according to TV-L


Job Description:

The position primarily involves the management and integration of complex biomedical data for research purposes within various projects and consortia. This will include the setup and maintenance of knowledge and data management servers (e.g. openBIS, Wikis, tranSmart) as well as the implementation of ETL data pipelines. Further tasks will include statistical analyses and the integration of high-troughput data and clinical records as well as external data sources.


  • An appropriate university degree in computer science or bioinformatics
  • Experience in Unix server administration
  • Knowledge in data management
  • Ideally, experience with openBIS and in setting up Wiki-systems as exchange and communication platforms
  • Experience with a general-purpose programming and scripting language (such as R, Python, Shell, Java, optional C/C++/C#)


Please send your application by email only (in PDF-format) until January 9th 2017. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given
preferential treatment.


Prof. Dr. Tim Beissbarth
University Medical Center Göttingen
Department of Medical Statistics
Humboldtallee 32
37073 Göttingen
Phone: 0551/39-4990
Fax: 0551/39-4995

Secretariat: Ms Dorit Meyer

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