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Our mission as research center: Discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

The Institute of AI for Health develops solutions for digital health challenges. As an emerging European hub for applied artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), we aim at modeling disease kinetics, mining electronic health records, developing new drugs and treatments, analyzing biomedical images, and integrating multi-omics data for precision medicine.

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher (f/m/x) with a keen interest in joining a multidisciplinary team to work on the processing, analysis, and modeling of state-of-the-art single-cell omics data.

Postdoc – Institute of AI for Health (f/m/x) 101531

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Your mission

A particular focus will be on better understanding the human hematopoietic system in health and disease using quantitative insights from mechanistic modeling and ML approaches. In our various collaborations with clinical and industrial partners, we work on scientific questions and solutions with direct impact for healthcare and diagnostics. The position offers the exciting possibility to substantially contribute to and conceive future studies addressing the following aspects:

  • Joint embeddings of single-cell data from multi-omics, imaging, and FACS platforms.
  • Mathematical modeling of blood-cell dynamics.
  • Inference of gene-regulatory motifs and networks from multi-omics data.
  • Development of computational pipelines for clinical and diagnostic workflows.

Your qualifications

  • PhD in biology, bioinformatics, biomathematics, biophysics, or a related field.
  • Advanced expertise in the processing and interpretation of single-cell sequencing data.
  • Strong programming skills combined with a mathematical mindset.
  • Evidence of the ability to conduct high-quality research and produce publications in top-tier journals.
  • Experienced in addressing clinical and biomedical questions.

What we offer you

work-life balance
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flexible working hours & working-time models
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continuous education and training
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30 days annual leave
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on-site 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 world-leading research institutions it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Provided that the prerequisites are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 14 is possible. Social benefits are based on the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD). The position is (initially) limited to two years, under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of gender, cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
If you have obtained a university degree abroad, we require further documents from you regarding the recognition of the degree. Please request the recognition as early as possible.

Interested?
If you have further questions, simply contact Marianne Antunes, marianne.antunes@helmholtz-muenchen.de, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
AI for Health
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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