Postdoc in Mathematical Modelling in Cardiology

Postdoc in Mathematical Modelling in Cardiology

Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin

Berlin, Germany

The MAX DELBRÜCK CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE (MDC) is a member of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centers, supported by the Federal Government of Germany and the Land Berlin. For our team Mathematical Cell Physiology, starting April 1st, 2019, we are looking for one

Postdoc in Mathematical Modelling in Cardiology.

We are offering a position in mathematical modelling in cardiology with a focus on cellular models and application of artificial intelligence and machine learning methods for dynamical systems. This modelling will be embedded in the group Mathematical Cell Physiology and experimental cardiovascular research at the Max Delbrück Center and other institutes.

The research task comprises topics like single molecule modelling, membrane potential dynamics, muscle contraction, analysis and use of omics data for modelling, disease models and development of mathematical modelling methods. The postdoc will have the opportunity to apply for own funding for graduate students to expand her or his research.

The preferred applicant will have a master in mathematics, physics or engineering, and a PhD in mathematics, theoretical physics, bioengineering or modelling of biological systems, which led to publications in widely recognized journals. Experience in mathematical modelling, good knowledge of finite element methods, theory of stochastic processes, experience in application of artificial intelligence and machine learning methods and programming skills in C++ are requirements. Teaching and advising graduate students will be part of the duties and responsibilities. The Berlin-based Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association is one of the world-leading research institutes for molecular biology and genetics, with a focus on translational approaches to develop treatments for neurological diseases, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and metabolic diseases. The MDC represents a lively and competitive research environment and offers a large variety of cutting edge technologies in the life sciences. Access to high performance compute clusters is given.

Salary is according to the German EG 13 TVöD Bund.

The MDC is an equal opportunity employer and supports gender equality.

For further information please contact: M. Falcke (

Please, send your application including all documents (CV, list of publications, certificates and contact data of 2 potential authors of letters of recommendation) indicating the registration number 11036/2019 until February 18, 2019 preferably by e-mail as pdf files (2 files of 5 MB at the maximum) as we do not return any papers to:

Personnel Department • POB 74 02 38 • 13092 Berlin

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 11036/2019