Postdoctoral Researcher for the role of proteases in infection and inflammation

Universitätsmedizin Greifswald


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As one of the largest employers in the region, the University Medicine Greifswald offers an attractive work
environment for numerous professional groups.

We are looking for you!

The University Medicine Greifswald fulfills the tasks of the medical faculty in research and teaching as part of the
University Greifswald and in cooperation with the other faculties. With 21 clinics/polyclinics, 19 institutes and further central facilities the University Medicine Greifswald performs its duties as maximum care hospital.
The University Medicine Greifswald - public corporation - offers the following position as of October 1st:

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)
limited for up to 4 years

The limitation of the contract is based on the Science Contract Act ("Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz").
The Research training group RGT-PRO is now recruiting! It focuses on the role of proteases in infection and
inflammation. By providing a structured training program coupled with an ambitious, cutting edge scientific research project we hope to attract young scientists towards this emerging field of science. The position is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG GRK 2719/1).

Your tasks:

All projects in RTG-PRO require support in biostatistics and bioinformatics. As several projects have advanced data analysis tasks, especially proteomics experiments and multi-omics data integration, data analysis workflows are required to solve complex problems in statistics, bioinformatics, and mathematical modelling. Bio-IT pursues three central aims: (1) To provide statistics support to members of RTG-PRO, (2) to provide omics data analysis expertise and bioinformatics services to the RTG, and (3) to provide an educational program in applied biostatistics and bioinformatics to PhD researchers and postdocs of RTG-PRO. To achieve this, Bio-IT will serve as a one-stop-shop for data analysis support, including experiment design, descriptive and inferential statistics and bioinformatics / modelling support. Moreover, Bio-IT will offer a regular statistics / bioinformatics consultation service (Round Table) for doctoral researchers and PIs from the RTG.

Universitätsmedizin Greifswald KöR
Fleischmannstr. 8 · 17475 Greifswald

Our requirements:
We are seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic Postdoc holding a PhD degree or equivalent with a suitable
background in bioinformatics, biomathematics or life sciences. Applicants must be fully proficient in English.

What we offer:

  • An inspiring scientific environment
  • The salary scale is according to the TV-L
  • Possibilities of further training and academic qualifications
  • Occupational pension provision
  • Greifswald is an innovative university city on the Baltic coast with high recreational value
  • To support compatibility of family and career the UMG offers support in the search for child care or apartments through the service office "PFIFF"

Please address your application to our online application form on

At the University Medicine Greifswald, we wish to promote careers of women in areas in which they are
underrepresented. Therefore, we encourage female candidates to send us their applications. In the case of
equal qualifications, female applicants will be given preferential consideration.

Our jobs are also suitable for part-time employment. If according applications are received it will be
examined whether the extent of part-time wishes is applicable in the context of the required profile.
Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

Application costs and expenses occurred as a result of the interview cannot be compensated.

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