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

At our institute you will find a scientifically stimulating international environment. Together with renowned scientists and supported by an excellent infrastructure you will have the opportunity to make an important contribution for a healthier society.

Institute of Virology, Deng’s lab takes an integrated approach to study the interactions between virome, microbiome, and the human host. In contrast to the classical approaches commonly used in phage research, we are using single-cell technologies, multi-omics methods, culture-independent techniques, and machine learning to study phages and their interaction with the bacterial and human host for developing novel therapeutics. Ultimately, we are aiming to develop personalized phage-based treatments against infections by multi-resistant bacteria and for manipulating the human microbiome in dysbiosis associated diseases.

Working Student - Bioinformatics (f/m/x) 101677

Image Part time 20 hrs./week
Image Neuherberg near Munich
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Your responsibilities

  • Analyze metagenomics data
  • Characterize, in silico, the microbial community composition from complex ecosystems by running in-house pipelines

Your qualifications

  • BSc in computer science, system biology or a related field
  • Programming skills (Python and/or R)
  • Good written and verbal communication English skills

Provided that the prerequisites are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 2 is possible. Social benefits are based on the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD). The position is (initially) limited to 5 months, 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.

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Li Deng, 089 3187-49195, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Virology
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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