Postdoc – Bioinformatics (f/m/d)

Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU) - HMGU - Helmholtz Association

Neuherberg bei München, Bavaria, Germany

Work group:

Institute for Diabetes and Obesity

Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

Starting date:


Job description:

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 Description

Develop and apply computational methods for data integration of high dimensional data sets (Transcriptomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics) Additional integration and analysis of genomic and metabolic data and additional clinical parameters.Development and evaluation of integrated metabolic models with regard to insulin resistance and Type 2 Diabetes in different tissues.

Your Qualifications

Master'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 omics data (transcriptomics)Team player skills and enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environmentExcellent command in written and spoken EnglishIndependent and responsible attitude, collaborative spirit

Our Offer

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.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2019/0096