Institute for Diabetes and Obesity
Area of research:
Scientific / postdoctoral posts
As German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus, allergies and lung diseases. To achieve this, it investigates the interaction of genetics, environmental factors and lifestyle.
We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to join our international research team at the Institute for Diabetes and Obesity (IDO) of the newly established Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) in Munich.Postdoc – Bioinformatics (f/m/d)
Job DescriptionFurther development of our in house toolbox for analysis of longitudinal and multidimensional indirect calorimetry dataApplication and analysis of datasets with relevance to Obesity, insulin resistance and Type 2 DiabetesExtraction and identification of predictive and informative features
Your QualificationsMaster's Degree and PhD in Physics, Mathematics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or a related subjectHigh motivation, curiosity, and commitment to scientific excellenceStrong programming skillsGood knowledge of statisticsA genuine interest in quantitative biology especially in metabolism/diabetesPrior experience in data analysis/modelling of biological dataTeam player skills and enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environmentExcellent command in written and spoken EnglishIndependent and responsible attitude, collaborative spirit
At the Helmholtz Zentrum München, you can contribute together with leading researchers to the investigation of the development, prevention and treatment of environmental diseases such as diabetes, chronic lung diseases and allergies. In order to further promote your professional development, we offer extensive and targeted research training and career programmes. We support the reconciliation between work and private life with flexible working time models, occupational health management, day care facility for children, a childcare subsidy, Elder Care, as well as other counseling and support services.
Remuneration and benefits are in accordance with the collective agreement for the public service (TV EntgO Bund).
The position is limited to two years.
The activity involves special knowledge and experience specific to own scientific skills.
As a holder of the Total E-Quality Award, we promote equality of opportunity. In order to increase the proportion of women in management positions, we would be pleased to receive corresponding applications. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application.