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

The Metabolomics and Proteomics Core Facility (MPC) focuses on the development and application of cutting-edge analytical methods for the analysis of proteomes, metabolomes and lipidomes in different matrices and organisms.

In the frame of the EU funded Twinning EU grant (HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ACCESS-03) in collaboration with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, CEMBIO Unversidad San Pablo CEU and the Imperial College London the joint project aims to enhance networking activities between research institutions of the Widening countries such as Greece, and top-class leading counterparts at European Union level.

The interdisciplinary and multicultural team of MPC is looking for a highly motivated

Postdoc - Metabolomics Data Analysis (f/m/x) 102118

Image Full time, close to full time, Part time (19,5 - 39 hrs./week)
Image Neuherberg near Munich
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Your responsibilities

  • Development of data processing and annotation workflows for LC-MS/MS-based non-targeted metabolomics data
  • Training of young researchers in metabolite data analysis
  • Metabolomics data analysis from different projects, i.e. from partners as well as generated within the MPC
  • Metabolite annotation and identification
  • Biochemical interpretation of results

Your qualifications

  • PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, analytical chemistry or bioinformatics
  • Experience in LC-MS/MS-based non-targeted metabolomics
  • Experience in metabolomics data analysis, metabolic pathways and metabolomics data interpretation
  • Experience on R or other programs applicable for library development and metabolic data curation
  • Knowledge and preferably hands-on experience on MS and LC-MS (fragmentation, possible adduct formation, retention time, etc.)
  • Strong team spirit and willingness to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural team

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
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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 limited to 1 year.

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 Michael Witting,, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Core Facility - Proteomics & Metabolomics
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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