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Bioinformatician (f/m)

IPK Gatersleben, Germany

The research group Bioinformatics and Information Technology is engaged in the management of research data, in the implementation of integrated biological information systems/data warehouses for performing in silico analyses and presenting sequencing data. We are contributing to genotyping and re-sequencing projects of different plant genetic resources hosted in the IPK-Genebank.


Your tasks:


  • You manage analyzed data sets from the research project BeanAdapt Phaselous vulgaris and Phaselous coccineus using Oracle® data base technology.
  • You will work together with colleagues who handle similar data sets from other species.
  • You will contribute to the development of web-based information system to make this diversity accessible and implement powerful user friendly visualization routines.



Your qualifications and skills:


  • You are highly interested to work at the inferface of genomics and informatics.
  • You possess a Master/Diploma in (bio-) informatics or equivalent academic degree.
  • You must have a strong background in data base technology and a robust understanding of developing web-based user interfaces.
  • You have experience with UNIX/Linux command line program execution, R, Java, JavaScript programming and RESTful web services.


You fit to us:


  • If you are fascinated by plant biology and you want to work in a modern research centre with state of the art facilities and scientists from all over the world.
  • You have proven excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • You are a team player.




We offer you:


  • A cutting edge interdisciplinary research environment.
  • Collegial working atmosphere.
  • Gross salary according to TV-L up to E13.
  • Employment for a period of 2 years.


imageWhat you need to know:

The IPK is striving to increase the proportion of women in sectors where they are underrepresented, and therefore explicitly encourages applications from qualified women. Everyone - independent from gender, sexual orientation, age, origin or a possible disability - is welcome.  The IPK was awarded the Hertie Foundation's work and balance certificate ("berufundfamilie") for its family-friendly working conditions. The IPK campus is located in the immediate vicinity of a local day care center and primary school (Grundschule).


Your application:

Please send your application (incl.letter of motivation, CV, certificates of university degrees and latest school report) until June 30th, 2017 to the attention of Mr. Danielowski ( citing the reference number 26/03/17.

If you need further information feel free to contact Dr. Uwe Scholz (; phone: +49 (0)39482 5513.

IPK Gatersleben, DE

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