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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.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Staff Scientist (f/m/x) to join the Institute of Translational Genomics led by Prof. Eleftheria Zeggini. The group integrates state-of-the-art genetic and functional genomic approaches to understand the mechanisms underlying common diseases using large-scale bioinformatic solutions. We work with large scale genetic datasets in combination with high-dimensional phenotypic and multi-omics data and are seeking a talented individual to steer multiple independent research projects as well as provide statistical and methodological support for the team.

Senior Staff Scientist in statistical genetics (f/m/x) 101521

Image Full time, close to full time
Image Neuherberg near Munich
Image Professionals, Postdocs

Your responsibilities

  • Analyzing large genomic datasets including multi-omics, single cell omics, and spatial omics
  • Providing advice and support regarding statistical methods and interpretation of results
  • Taking the lead in data processing, statistical analysis, interpretation and development of projects
  • Assisting in the training and supervision of students
  • Scientific writing (including co-develop applications for fellowships and grants) and presenting results at internal meetings and international conferences

Your qualifications

  • PhD in statistical genetics, mathematics, bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field
  • Excellence in working with large scale data types including multi-omics and corresponding statistical genetic analyses (QTL mapping, fine-mapping, meta-analysis, GWAS, MR, colocalization)
  • Statistical expertise
  • Sound working knowledge in the use of programming languages (e.g. R, Python, C, Perl) and high performance computing
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to work with colleagues from different disciplines
  • Proficient English language skills (both written and spoken)

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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Image home office options
Image on-site nursery & holiday care
Image elder care
Image company pension scheme
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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 Dr. Iris Fischer, 089 3187-3822, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Translational Genomics
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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