Helmholtz Munich is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

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 in Munich.

Our mission is to enable research scientists to leverage AI methods optimally. The Munich consultant team is focusing on Health and collaborates with researchers from the whole 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, we are inviting applications for a

Consultant for AI applications (m/f/x) 101898

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You will be

  • be a foundational and fundamental part of one of the largest AI initiatives in Europe
  • develop, deploy and maintain open-source AI scientific software to solve concrete research questions
  • continuously learn about state-of-the-art and emerging AI methods and their applications
  • network with IT and HPC experts and within the Helmholtz AI initiative

You have

  • a master or PhD degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics or another field related to data science
  • a strong interest in computing infrastructures, combined with a track record in applied AI and machine learning pipelines
  • experience implementing deep learning projects, and developing production-quality software in object-oriented programming with Python
  • a systematic way of working, preferably with experience in multidisciplinary projects
  • an open and curious mindset with a strong team spirit

What we offer you

continuous education & training
work-life balance
flexible working hours & working-time models
30 days annual leave
onsite health management service
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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 research institutes, it offers a scientifically inspiring environment.

Your scientific career is important to us, that’s why this position provides the opportunity for you to build specialist knowledge and gather significant professional experience.

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.

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.
IIf you have obtained a university degree abroad, in the case of a successful application, we will require further documents from you regarding the recognition of the degree. Please request the recognition as early as possible.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application. Please send your application (in English) in a single PDF file – including cover letter, CV and contact details of at least two references.

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Marie Piraud,, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Helmholtz AI
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Neuherberg

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