Helmholtz Zentrum München 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 aim of the Institute ofExperimental Genetics (IEG) is to understand the developmental mechanisms of human diseases, in particular diabetes mellitus. Besides genetics the IEG researches the effects of environmental factors in the development of disease.

The Applied Computational Biology group at the IEG integrates methods of file and SQL-based data management with modern AI techniques to create powerful modular data processing pipelines for large internal and external data pools to support these goals. The IEG is part of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) and partner in the German Center for Diabetes Research.

We are looking for a highly motivated

Specialist Computational Biology (f/m/x) 100680

Image Part time, 23 h/week
Image Neuherberg near Munich
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Your responsibilities

  • Establish AI methods for the analysis of high-dimensional data and image data (e.g. X-ray images) and their integration into the complex IT infrastructure of the institute
  • Independent implementation of research and development projects
  • Interdisciplinary interaction with domain experts
  • Consulting and help desk activities together with team colleagues

Your qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, biology) or equivalent experience
  • Very good skills and experience in the AI field
  • Experience with Deep Learning and image processing methods
  • Practical experience with Python, Linux and relational databases
  • Ideally, experience with Keras, OpenCV, R, Perl as well as git and docker

Your soft skills

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to work with colleagues from different disciplines
  • Spoken and written fluency in English and German
  • Independent and well organized way of working
  • Pragmatic and solution-oriented approach

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
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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.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is (initially) limited to 2 years, but 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.
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If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Holger Maier,, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Experimental Genetics
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Neuherberg bei München

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