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Position: Postdoc (f/m/d)
Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
, Berlin Germany
Duties: Our computational research group investigates intra-tumour heterogeneity and cancer evolution with a focus on somatic copy-number alterations (SCNA) and chromosomal instability. We develop phylogenetic inference and genomics algorithms and apply these on large patient cohorts in collaboration with our clinical partners. Our lab contributes to several major international research consortia, such as the ICGC Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG), ICGC-ARGO and TRACERx
Requirements: Candidates will have a PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Biology, or related field with a strong background in quantitative research and ideally prior experience in cancer genomics. We are also considering exceptional candidates with a purely theoretical background and a strong drive to tackle biological questions. Successful candidates will show a strong work ethic and should be enthusiastic about working in a highly interdisciplinary environment with tight interactions with our clinical partners. Excellent communication skills are therefore required
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The MDC is a member of the largest scientific organization in Germany - the Helmholtz Association - and offers a stimulating and interactive research environment with the most modern infrastructure. Currently, 1,250 employees and approximately 500 guests work at the locations in Berlin-Buch and Berlin-Mitte. The diversity of our workforce is a strength and promotes creativity and innovative spirit at the MDC. Postdoc Position (f/m/d) in the research group “Evolutionary and cancer genomics” of Dr. Roland Schwarz Job Description Our computational research group investigates intra-tumour heterogeneity and cancer evolution with a focus on somatic copy-number alterations (SCNA) and chromosomal instability. We develop phylogenetic inference and genomics algorithms and apply these on large patient cohorts in collaboration with our clinical partners. Our lab contributes to several major international research consortia, such as the ICGC Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG), ICGC-ARGO and TRACERx. For further reading and our recent works see: Petkovic et al. 2021, bioRxiv, https://bit.ly/3gsjxrG Watkins et al. 2020, Nature, https://go.nature.com/3pTy55n PCAWG Transcriptome Core Group et al. 2020, Nature, https://go.nature.com/2X8JFx1 Jamal-Hanjani et al. 2017, NEJM, https://bit.ly/38cCZEt Requirements Candidates will have a PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics, Biology, or related field with a strong background in quantitative research and ideally prior experience in cancer genomics. We are also considering exceptional candidates with a purely theoretical background and a strong drive to tackle biological questions. Successful candidates will show a strong work ethic and should be enthusiastic about working in a highly interdisciplinary environment with tight interactions with our clinical partners. Excellent communication skills are therefore required. We offer International working environment with communication in English and German Interesting career opportunities and a comprehensive range of qualification and further training opportunities Compatibility of family and career certified by the berufundfamilie audit Varied support for "New Berliners" (Welcome & Family Office) Company health management with fitness center You also benefit from: We offer a competitive salary according to German E13 TVöD/Bund A remuneration in accordance with the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD-Bund), including additional company pension schemes Flexible working hours and childcare support An idyllic green campus, which is easily accessible by bicycle, public transport or car Further Information: http://www.mdc-berlin.de Job Type: postdoc / scientific staff Team: Schwarz Lab Application Period: May 31, 2021 Workplace: MDC Berlin-Mitte Salary: E13 TVöD/Bund Employment volume: Full Time Die Anzahl der Wochenstunden beträgt 39 Stunden Desired starting date: July 01, 2021 Limitation: Fixed Term für 2 Jahre, Verlängerung ist möglich Contact: David Schwab AG Schwarz David.Schwab@mdc-berlin.de Parity and equal status: The MDC is committed to diversity and actively promotes equal opportunities for all employees regardless of their origin, religion, ideology, health impairment, age or sexual identity. We look forward to receiving applications from open-minded people who enjoy working in diverse teams. Applications from severely disabled persons will be given special consideration. Application: Please use our online portal and submit your application as one pdf file (5 MB max, including a cover letter, CV, references as well as relevant educational and degree certificates). Applications will be considered initially until May 31. 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