PhD Position in a Framework for Meta Data Analysis and Interactive Exploration of large FAIR data sets: A Plant Phenotyping example

Jülich Research Centre (FZJ)

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IBG-2 – Pflanzenwissenschaften



Area of research:

PHD Thesis



Job description:

Your Job:


Conceptualization, development and implementation and development of FAIR data standards Cooperating with the MIAPPE consortium as a proof of concept study Development of services for metadata analysis for data analysis using interactive visualization and (potentially web-based) deep learning and approximate data embedding approaches for data visualization and interpretation

Your Profile:


MSc degree (or comparable) in computer science or in the natural sciences with a strong background in software development and engineering; Good expertise in JAVA, javascript and modern web technologies on nix systems. Preferably, knowledge in browser based data visualization and mining tools such as DC, D3 and tensorflow.js and in numerical analysis; Experience with plant data and metdata and corresponding acquisition/storage technologies as well as familiarity with R is a plus Excellent communication skills in English are mandatory: TOEFL or equivalent evidence of English-speaking skills A high level of scholarship as indicated, for example, by bachelor and master study transcripts and two reference letters You are convincing with your confident attitude and good communication skills Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to work independently Very good cooperation and communication skills and ability to work as part of a team in an international and interdisciplinary environment

Our Offer:


Outstanding scientific and technical infrastructure – ideal conditions for successfully completing a doctoral degree Unique HDS-LEE graduate school program Creative and international team that conducts research at the frontiers of science Themes ranging from computational neuroscience to simulation technology The Jülich Research Center is one of the largest research centers in Europe, with excellent scientific equipment including the fastest supercomputer in Europe, is located on a green campus, and near the cultural centers Cologne and Düsseldorf and Bonn A highly motivated group as well as an international and interdisciplinary working environment at one of Europe’s largest research establishments Chance of participating in (international) conferences Continuous scientific mentoring by your scientific advisor Doctoral degree conferred by RWTH Aachen University Further development of your personal strengths, e.g. via a comprehensive further training Programme A contract for the duration of 3 years Pay in line with 100 % of pay group 13 of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund)

Forschungszentrum Jülich would like to employ more staff in this area. We are therefore particularly interested in women`s applications.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.



Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 2019D-141

Favorite