[BioC] Two positions (PhD or PostDoc) in Berlin/Germany in biomedical data management and analysis

Ulf Leser leser at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Wed Apr 29 22:12:52 CEST 2009

The research group for "Knowledge Management in Bioinformatics" at the 
Institute for Computer Science of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has two 
openings in the area of scientific data management. Both positions are 
available immediately and will run for app. 2.5 years with good chances 
for further extension. Payment is according to German federal 
regulations BATII-a/Ost.

Both positions are part of a large, DFG-funded Transregio (TRR-54) for 
studying various aspects lymphatic malignancies. The applicants will 
will develop an integrated repository for storing, searching, and 
analyzing the results of a wide variety of experimental techniques used 
in the Transregio (Chip-CHiP, Microarrays, MicroRNA, tissue arrays 
etc.). Successful applicants should bring several or all of the 
following qualifications:

- (Very) good Diploma, Master or PhD in Computer Science, 
Bioinformatics, or Medical Informatics
- Good knowledge in Bioinformatics or Medical Informatics
- Experiences in developing biomedical databases including intuitive, 
web-based user interfaces
- Experiences in integrating biomedical databases (pathway repositories, 
protein-related resources, medical databases etc.)
- Experiences in statistical analysis of biomedical datasets (micro 
arrays, ChIP-Chip, tissue arrays etc.)
- Good knowledge in modeling and implementing scientific workflows
- Very good communication skills to work in a highly interdisciplinary 
team (medicine, biology, bioinformatics)
- Fluency in German as well as English

One of the positions will be filled by a PostDoc and one by a 
PhD-candidate. The concrete responsibilities will be defined in 
accordance to the individual qualifications of the successful applicants.

Further information on the group may be found at 

Please send applications with the usual documents (CV, letters of 
reference, list of publications etc.) directly to Prof. Leser. 
Applications by e-mail only are welcome. Please also direct all 
questions to Prof. Leser. Applications from disabled persons will be 
preferred in case of equal qualification. Humboldt-Universität is keen 
on increasing the number of female employees especially in technical 
subjects; therefore, applications from qualified women are especially 

Prof. Dr. Ulf Leser
leser at informatik.hu-berlin.de

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