PhD scholarship in bioinformatics in Rostock (Baltic Coast), Germany

The Institute for Biostatistics and Informatics in Medicine and Ageing Research at the Rostock University Medical Center (Germany) seeks a highly qualified candidate for a PhD scholarship with a focus on bioinformatics (NGS/omics) analyses.


Your tasks:


  • ∙  Intervention effect analyses using omics data.

  • ∙  Machine learning and network‐biology based analyses and data integration.

  • ∙  Writing of scientific reports and papers.


What we offer:

    • ∙  Investigating the mechanisms behind biological processes such as microbial infection,

      ageing, fibrosis, neurology and hematopoiesis.

    • ∙  A stimulating diverse and international research environment, where your contribution

      can have a real impact.

    • ∙  Funding for travelling, equipment, books, etc.


What you need to bring to the table:


    • ∙  A master degree in bioinformatics or computer science or a related research field in the

      medical/life/natural sciences.

    • ∙  Programming/ scripting skills, e.g. in Java/ R.

    • ∙  Experience in bioinformatics data analysis.

    • ∙  High motivation to work in an interdisciplinary team spanning genomics, neuroscience,

      and ageing research.

    • ∙  Strong communication skills (oral presentations and in writing).



How to apply:


  1. If this describes you and your intentions then please send your application until 20.09.2017 in a single PDF document, consisting of:

    • ∙  Cover letter explaining relevant experiences, a brief statement of research interests, and


    • ∙  CV

    • ∙  Copies of (final) certificates and academic degrees

    • ∙  Contact details of 2‐4 scientists who may write a letter of recommendation.


    1. Please send your application to us, c/o Prof. Fuellen, bioinfo‐jobs@med.uni‐rostock.de. Please indicate “Rostock_PhD_Application” in the title of the e‐mail.

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