AI consultant (Health) (f/m/x)


Image Full time
39 h/week
Image Neuherberg near Munich
Image Home Office Options

We are Helmholtz Munich. In a rapidly changing world, we discover breakthrough solutions for better health.

Our research is focused within the areas of metabolic health/diabetes, environmental health, molecular targets and therapies, cell programming and repair, bioengineering, and computational health. We particularly excel in the fields of basic research, bioengineering, artificial intelligence, and technological development.

Through this research, we build the foundations for medical innovation. Together with our partners, we seek to accelerate the transfer of our research, so that laboratory ideas can reach society and improve people’s quality of life at the fastest rate possible.

This is what drives us. Why not join us and make a difference?

Germany’s largest research organization, the Helmholtz Association, launched Helmholtz AI: This dedicated, interdisciplinary platform develops and promotes applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods for the Association’s main research fields (Health, Energy, Earth and Environment, Information, Space, Matter) in collaboration with its external and university partners. Its central unit operates at Helmholtz Munich.

Our mission is to enable research scientists to leverage AI methods optimally. The Munich AI consultant team is focussing on Health and collaborates with researchers from the whole Helmholtz 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 expertise in software development to answer questions of great societal importance in a vibrant international environment.

To join our growing team in Munich, we are inviting applications for AI consultant (Health) (f/m/x).

Prof. Matthias Tschöp (Dr. Med., Dr. hc.), CEO of Helmholtz Munich:

"We believe that excellent research requires a range of different perspectives. Diverse teams reach better solutions and are more innovative in their research topics.

Establishing our Diversity Management Strategy demonstrates our commitment to ensuring an appreciative company culture based on mutual respect. We are also implementing diversity-sensitive processes throughout our whole organization."

Your tasks

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 AI expertise through interdisciplinary collaborations and dissemination. Further you will:

  • apply and disseminate emerging AI methods to solve concrete research questions
  • develop and maintain open-source AI scientific software
  • continuously learn about state-of-the-art and emerging AI methods and their applications
  • be a fundamental part of one of the largest scientific AI initiatives in Europe 

Your profile

  • 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 state-of-the-art machine learning and deep learning methods in Python
  • a systematic way of working, and the ability to communicate clearly with different stakeholders
  • an open and curious mindset with a strong team spirit


  • Career Development: Postdoc program, scientific training & career center with tailored offers
  • Scientific Resources: State-of-the-art infrastruture and Core Facilities
  • Recreation: 30 days annual leave, flexi days, plus public holidays
  • International Staff Service: Support with the relocation and integration process in Germany
  • Health Promotion: Sports, company doctor, mental health initiatives

Since 2005, we hold the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for exemplary action in the sense of an equal-opportunity organizational culture.

Helmholtz Munich is actively committed to diversity and inclusion in practice and is sustainably committed to equality.

The Diversity Charter has set itself the goal of promoting diversity in the world of work. By signing the charter, we commit ourselves to create an appreciative working environment for all employees.


If you fulfil all the requirements, you may be eligible for a salary grade of up to E 13. Social benefits are based on the Collective Wage Agreement for Public-Sector Employees (TVöD). This position is for a fixed term of 2 years.

We are committed to promoting a culture of diversity and welcome applications from talented people regardless of gender, cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical abilities, religion or age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
If you have obtained a university degree abroad, we will require further documents from you regarding the comparability of your degree. Please request the Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications as early as possible.


Interested in applying?

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Marie Piraud,, who will be happy to help.

Your application should include
    • CV
    • Cover letter
    • Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates
    • Contact details for at least two referees

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