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Postdoc or PhD Student Bioinformatics (m/f/d; E 13 TV-L)

Center for Plant Molecular Biology

Bewerbungsfrist : 02.06.2020

Postdoc or PhD Student Bioinformatics (m/f/d; E 13 TV-L)

at the Center for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Tübingen, Germany.

Starting date    

flexible, but as early as July 1, 2020


3 years, including an initial six-months probationary period


At the E13 level in accordance to the guidelines of the University of Tübingen and will dependent on previous experience and qualifications.

Project Description: Understanding Cell Differentiation at the Single Cell level

The project seeks to understand the process of differentiation. Through the use of high throughput single cell RNAseq and ATACseq approaches, it will dissect the progressive changes that cells in the root and shoot of Arabidopsis undergo during their transition from stem cell through differentiation. The candidate will be working in a team and in an international environment.


Experience in analyses of next-generation sequencing and/or transcriptomic data, R (R studio), python and statistical analyses is required. Familiarity with wet-bench approaches such as library preparation and basic molecular techniques will be beneficial.


A single PDF that includes curriculum vitae, motivation letter and contact details of three referees.



Inquiries and address of application 

Marja Timmermans, PhD
Alexander von Humboldt Professor
University of Tübingen
ZMBP - Developmental Genetics and Cell Biology
Auf der Morgenstelle 32, 72076 Tübingen, Germany


The ZMBP is a world-class center for Plant Biology research and is situated in a brand-new and well-equipped building in the University of Tübingen science campus. The University of Tübingen is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from qualified women and individuals with disabilities.