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PhD position in Bioinformatics (m/f/d; TV-L E13, 3 years)

Center for Bioinformatics

Application deadline : 30.09.2020 oder später

The Chair for Applied Bioinformatics (Prof. Oliver Kohlbacher), Center for Bioinformatics at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, one of eleven German universities distinguished as excellent under the German government’s initiative, is currently offering a 

PhD position in Bioinformatics (m/f/d; TV-L E13, 3 years)

starting now.

We are looking for skilled and motivated individuals to join our research group. 

Research Project

The candidate is expected to perform research in the area of computational mass spectrometry with a focus on method development in metabolomics. As part of an interdisciplinary research project focusing on antibiotic resistance, you will develop analysis and quality control workflows for targeted and non-targeted LC-MS-based metabolomics. 

Responsibilities include

  • Active participation in the open-source project OpenMS (training, documentation, maintenance, and smaller development tasks).
  • Mentoring of bachelor and master students.
  • Writing scientific papers and attending relevant conferences.


  • A master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Computer science, or a related field.
  • Strong command of English.
  • Strong programming skills (C++, python, R).

Your application

Salary will be according to the German public service (TV-L E13) (See https://academicpositions.be/career-advice/phd-postdoc-and-professor-salaries-in-germany for details). Initially, the position is limited to 36 months but may be extended further.

The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women academics to apply for these positions. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. The employment will be carried out by the central administration of the University of Tübingen.

Please send your application (including motivation letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and certificates and contact details of two academic references) via e-mail as a single PDF to Ms. Claudia Walter (walterspam prevention@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de).

Applications arriving before September 30, 2020 will receive full consideration, and applications arriving after September 30, 2020 will be considered until the position is filled.