Research Associate in Bioinformatics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany

Postdoc in Germany

Research Associate in Bioinformatics: Friedrich Schiller University Jena is seeking a Research Associate in Bioinformatics, to commence on 1st July 2024 or later. This part-time position (90%) is offered for a fixed term of 4.5 years at the Faculty of Biosciences (Prof. Stefan Schuster). The role involves delving into the understanding of complex processes within living cells through mathematical modeling and computer simulation, alongside contributing to an individual scientific qualification project.

Designation: Research Associate in Bioinformatics
Research Area: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology
Location: Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany

  • Completed Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat. or Dr. Ing.) or a submitted dissertation in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biology, or a related natural science field
  • Interest in mathematical modeling of biological processes
  • Proficiency in computer programming
  • Flexibility and willingness to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration

Job Description:
As a Research Associate in Bioinformatics, your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting bioinformatics and systems biology research
  • Collaborating with experimental research groups
  • Delivering lectures in bioinformatics
  • Supervising Bachelor’s and Master’s theses in Bioinformatics
  • Conducting literature and patent searches
  • Working on an individual scientific qualification project

How to Apply:
Submit your application by 26.04.2024 through the online application portal of Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Do not hesitate to apply if you do not meet all the requirements. The university offers equal opportunities for all applicants. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Angika Basant at

Last Date for Apply: 26.04.2024

Friedrich Schiller University Jena offers compensation according to the provisions of the Collective Wage Agreement for the Public Service of the Länder (TV-L) based on personal qualifications up to remuneration group TVL-13, including an annual statutory special payment.



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