Helmholtz Munich 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.

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.

The Core Facility Statistical Consulting at Helmholtz Munich supports scientists with respect to statistical aspects of their research. In order to extend our current service offer, we are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented individual for the role of

Statistical Consultant / Teacher (f/m/x) 101778

Image Part time, Full time
Image Neuherberg near Munich
Image Professionals, Graduates & Entry-level Professionals, Postdocs

Your responsibilities

  • Communicate with customers on administrative and technical level
  • Conduct statistical consultation for Helmholtz scientists and industry partners
  • Evaluate and apply novel statistical methods in the context of applied research
  • Write statistical reports on experimental planning
  • Design and teach courses on statistics, software development and good scientific practice aimed at applied researchers
  • Contribute to the development of new consulting services 
  • Manage consultancy and teaching projects

You will work in a multinational team of professional statisticians and be offered challenging and versatile tasks, providing you with the freedom to follow your instinct and be creative.

Your qualifications

  • Studies (with Master or PhD degree) of mathematics, statistics, bioinformatics, epidemiology or related subjects. Applicants expecting to finish their studies within the next 6 months are welcomed.
  • Very good knowledge in statistics and, preferably, bioinformatics; esp. in hypothesis testing, power analysis, experimental design, regression, statistical software, functional data analysis, ideally, analysis of NGS/ RNA data
  • Proficient skills in one or more of the major statistical environments as R and/or Python
  • Experience working with life scientists would be advantageous
  • Ideally, experience writing statistical reports
  • Very good language skills in English and ideally in German
  • Experience teaching statistics and statistical software would be a plus
  • Open-minded, creative team player
  • Excellent organization and communication skills

What we offer you

work-life balance
flexible working hours & working-time models
continuous education and training
30 days annual leave
on-site health management service
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Image on-site nursery & holiday care
Image elder care
Image company pension scheme
Image discounted public transport ticket

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 13 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. The position can be filled on a full- or part-time basis.

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.

Please attach the following documents to your application: CV, certificates and diplomas, two letters of recommendation and a letter of motivation indicating your match.

If you have further questions, simply contact Prof. Dr. Christiane Fuchs,, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Core Facility - Statistical Consulting
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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