Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

Germany’s largest research organization, the Helmholtz Association, launched Helmholtz AI: This dedicated, interdisciplinary platform develops and promotes applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods for all Helmholtz centers in collaboration with its external and university partners. Its central unit is implemented at the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Munich.

Our mission is to enable research scientists to leverage AI methods optimally. The Munich consultant team is focusing on Health and collaborates with researchers from the whole Association on projects on cancer and infection research, molecular medicine, as well as neurodegenerative and environmental diseases. We offer you the unique opportunity to use your data analysis expertise to answer questions of great societal importance in a vibrant international environment.

To join our growing team, we are inviting applications for

Helmholtz AI consultants (Health) (f/m/x) 101060

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Your responsibilities

You will develop AI-based analytics for the unique data sets generated by renowned researchers, with a focus on health applications. You will also play a crucial role in achieving our long-term goal of facilitating open access to data science expertise through interdisciplinary collaborations and dissemination.

    You will

    • be a foundational and fundamental part of one of the largest AI initiatives in Europe
    • apply, adapt and disseminate emerging AI methods to solve concrete research questions
    • network with AI experts and within the Helmholtz AI initiative
    • regularly participate in international conferences to present your own work, and learn about state-of-the-art AI methods and their applications

You have

  • a master or PhD degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics or another field related to data science
  • a track record in AI and applied machine learning, ideally combined with a specific background in healthcare or biology
  • experience implementing data science projects in Python or R
  • a systematic way of working, preferably with experience in multidisciplinary projects
  • an open and curious mindset with a strong team spirit
  • Pluses

    To strengthen our team, we are looking for applicants, who could bring one of the following bonus expertise:

    • software development experience and an eye for software quality
    • training, education and/or science communication experience
    • project and/or team management experience, ideally in the industry

What we offer you

continuous education & training
work life balance
flexible working hours & time off in lieu
30 days annual leave
onsite health management service
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Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and research institutes, it offers a scientifically inspiring environment.

Your scientific career is important to us, that’s why this position provides the opportunity for you to build specialist knowledge and gather significant professional experience.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is initially limited to 2 years.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age until 2021-09-29. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

If you have further questions, simply contact Marie Piraud (

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application. Please send your application (in English) in a single PDF file – including cover letter, CV and contact details of at least two references.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Helmholtz AI 
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Neuherberg bei München

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