University Hospital Frankfurt, GU

Junior Group Leader in Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning or Computational Biology with focus on Translational Cancer Research

Mildred Scheel Career Center

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The Mildred Scheel Career Center(Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentrum, MSNZ) Frankfurt is a joint institution of the Faculty of Medicine of the Goethe University, the University Hospital Frankfurt, the University Cancer Center (UCT) Frankfurt and the Frankfurt Cancer Institute {FCI). The MSNZ Frankfurt is one of five sites in Germany, which is funded by the German Cancer Aid within the frame of the research program “Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentren”.

The MSNZ offers an excellence program for Junior Group Leaders (scientists with a life science background or physicians working exclusively in science or with limited clinical duties) aiming at a longterm perspective in academic medicine with high scientific expectations.

The MSNZ funds are intended to be used for the own position and for the own scientific projects. More information can be found at

The MSNZ Frankfurt is currently looking for a:

Junior Group Leader in Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning or Computational Biology with focus on Translational Cancer Research

(funding up to seven years) | Number of call: JV332-2019


  • university degree and PhD or MD or MD-PhD with outstanding scientific credentials and several years of postdoc experience
  • strong expertise in translational cancer research obtained in national and international research institutions
  • publications in high-ranking international scientific journals
  • own third party funding
  • research expertise in one of the topics relevant for the mission of the FCI. the UCT and the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK)
  • a competitive research proposal within the aims of the FCI. the UCT and the DKTK
  • strong interest in promoting your own career and scientific independence
  • broad experience in the management of scientific projects
  • high level of motivation and communication skills
  • long-term scientific concept


  • excellent environment to establish an independent research group
  • integration into the FCI. the UCT and the DKTK
  • access to scientific infrastructure
  • excellent basic research linked to translational and clinical aspects
  • funding for a technical assistance position in part-time and a budget for consumables
  • participation in training and qualification programs of the MSNZ
  • a diverse and challenging task in an outstanding scientific and international environment
  • the “Uni-Strolche” -our day nursery (reserved places for MSNZ personnel)
  • part-time possibilities (the position is divisible)

We are looking forward to your application! Further information on the FCI and its research program can be found at An Overview of the contributing institutions of the MSNZ is available at www.uct-frankfvrtde/msn z/beteiligte-einrichtungen.html. but please note that the MSNZ funding is not restricted to research activities in these institutions.

Women are underrepresented in these positions at the University Hospital Frankfurt Therefore, we highly appreciate applications of women. who will be preferred where qualifications are equivalent. Applicants with handicap will be preferred if personal and professional skills are the same.

For further information on the Mildred Scheel Career Center. please contact Prof. Christian Brandts (phone: + 49 69 6301-87334) or Dr. Tinka Haydn (phone: +49 69 6301-7251. email:

Please use the application form only for your application and submit your request together with a letter of motivation electronically by December 16. 2019 via the career portal (details at

University Hospital Frankfurt-Prof. Dr. Christian Brandts. University Cancer Center, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7

60590 Frankfurt am Main Theodor-Stern-Kai 7 -60590 Frankfurt am Main

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: JV332-2019