The Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg, Germany invites applications for up to two Bioinformaticians to start as soon as possible for an initial period of two years, with the possibility of extension.

Your opportunities:
Our group supports many deep-sequencing projects at the institute and from the Collaborative Research Center “Medical Epigenetics” (MEDEP). The open position provides an excellent opportunity for collaborations within a large network of interdisciplinary scientists from the Freiburg region. You will have the opportunity to contribute directly to research projects from experimental design to data analysis and interpretation. The successful applicant will join a strong inter-disciplinary team that provides valuable know-how and access to a large Sequencing Facility (HiSeq3000, HiSeq2500, NextSeq), as well as a high-performance Data Center with Petabyte-scale storage solutions.

Your tasks:
Responsibilities include the development, comparison and testing of software solutions for the analysis of deep-sequencing data. In close interaction with our experimental partners, you will provide algorithmic solutions to their analyses and data interpretation. You will also help with established training programs and help our partners with experimental design, quality control and the analysis of genome-wide data.
Your qualifications:
We are looking for a motivated team player with strong communication skills and the desire to work in a dynamic environment. The successful applicant will have proven experience with deep-sequencing analysis and specific computational skills:
 MSc degree in bioinformatics or equivalent experience in a related field
 proven expertise in programming, scripting and statistical analysis (esp. with python and R)
 experience with analysis of genome-wide data
 organizational talent and multi-tasking ability
 very good command of English language

We offer:
Based within close vicinity to both France and Switzerland, our institute hosts a vibrant community of international researchers and many state-of-the-art facilities and modern office spaces. At the heart of the Black Forest, Freiburg offers a family-friendly atmosphere and excellent recreational possibilities for cultural and outdoor activities. Salary will be based on previous experience according to TVöD guidelines.

Application deadline:
Have we sparked your interest? Please submit your complete application (including a resume, CV, contact details of referees) via our online application portal at www.ie-freiburg.mpg.de/jobs until September 4th , 2017.
For informal inquiries please contact: [email protected]