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Scientist* Personalized Computational Genomics

BioNTech SE
Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz (DE)
Market competitive salary
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 5.000 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.


Scientist * Personalized Computational Genomics

We are seeking a highly talented and motivated researcher to join our Personalized Computational Genomics team to support the development of cutting-edge personalized cancer vaccines. With BioNTech you will become a global expert in the development of a completely novel personalized immunotherapy against cancer using personalized cancer vaccines. If you are a self-starter who likes working in a dynamic start-up environment, enthusiastic about translational science and thrilled to support the development of pioneering personalized medicine, don’t hesitate to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Your main responsibilities are:

  • Develop innovative bioinformatic methods for our personalized cancer vaccine platform using rigorous mathematical approaches
  • Create and analyze NGS datasets using state-of-the-art and in-house bioinformatic tools and pipelines
  • Design and oversee experiments to test novel algorithms and work with big data to test novel hypotheses
  • Develop expertise in cancer genomics, follow cutting edge developments in the field and support publishing our research in leading scientific journals


What you have to offer:

  • PhD in physics or computer science with a strong background in statistics and a passion for data
  • Expert command of programming languages such as Java and Python, expertise working with HPCs or clusters
  • Experience in analysis of NGS datasets and use of bioinformatic tools would be advantageous
  • Expertise in AI, parallel computing and cancer genomics would be advantageous
  • Excellent organizational skills Excellent command of English
  • The ideal candidate should have a strong sense of ownership and responsibility for their work, have a systematic approach to problem solving and be committed to delivering high-quality code


Benefits for you:

  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office Work from EU Countries
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses

... and much more.


Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 

Then apply now for our location Mainz Goldgrube and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 6644 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination, favoritism, or harassment based on gender, political opinion, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or social origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, physical appearance, health status or any other aspect of personal status. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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