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MALDISTAR job postings:

Bioinformatician / Data Scientist (f/m/d), Hochschule Mannheim

The Center for Mass Spectrometry and Optical Spectroscopy (CeMOS) at Hochschule Mannheim operates one of the leading Mass Spectrometry Imaging (MSI) facilities in Germany. We are seeking a


Bioinformatician / Data Scientist (f/m/d)
Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Biological Tissues
EG 13 TV-L, Scope of employment 100%
Code 0081P


as soon as possible.
CeMOS is a key partner in several large research consortia, most notably BMBF M2OLIE, DFG SFB 1389, BMBF SMART-CARE and BMBF M2Aind, but also collaborates with industry extensively on a national and international level.


The project work will involve:

  • Setup data mirroring methods for databases between CeMOS and project partners

  • Research and develop software tools for data analysis of cohorts of datasets to develop user-unbiased  scores to judge the quality and reliability of MSI datasets

  • Research cross-normalization strategies to mitigate high inter-measurement varianceImprovingImproving established MSI relational databases

  • Research solutions for data storage bottlenecks

Qualifications and background:

  • Must have:

    • M.Sc. in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering or related fields

    • In-depth programming skills with R and/or Python

    • Strong background in image analysis, signal processing and/or pattern recognition

    • Driven by keen interest in computational research

    • Excellent English language proficiency (German language is of advantage)

    • Ability to work independently within an interdisciplinary, diverse and international team

    • Very good communication and organizational skills

  • Nice to have:

    • Ph.D. Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering or related fields

    • Knowledge of image fusion/registration methods

    • Expertise in C++ and/or experience with Mass Spectrometry data would be a plus

    • Publication record in the field

The employment is limited until June 30, 2022.

Please see the original job posting at the website of Hochschule Mannheim (English version). For further information, please contact