PhD scholarship in bioinformatics in Rostock (Baltic Coast), Germany

Rostock University Medical Center
Institute for Biostatistics and Informatics in Medicine and Ageing Research
Germany Rostock


The Institute for Biostatistics and Informatics in Medicine and Ageing Research at the Rostock University Medical Center (Germany) seeks a highly qualified candidate for a PhD scholarship with a focus on bioinformatics (NGS/omics) analyses.

Your tasks:
• Intervention effect analyses using omics data, specifically in a study of the effect of food on cellular senescence and health.
• Biomarker analyses using omics data, specifically in a study investigating cellular senescence and disease.
• Machine learning and network‐biology based analyses and data integration.
• Writing of scientific reports and papers.

What we offer:
• Investigating the exciting biological mechanisms behind cellular senescence, ageing, microbiome changes and fibrosis
• A stimulating diverse and international research environment, where your contribution can have a real impact.
• Funding for travelling, equipment, books, etc.

For most of the year, Rostock (at the Baltic Coast) is a number one vacation area in Germany, with a very pleasant climate and nice beaches nearby.


What you need to bring to the table:
• A master degree in bioinformatics or computer science or a related field in the medical/life/natural sciences.
• Programming/ scripting skills, e.g. in Java/ R.
• Experience in bioinformatics data analysis.
• High motivation to work in an interdisciplinary team spanning cancer, neuro, and ageing research.
• Strong communication skills (oral presentations and in writing).

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

If this describes you and your intentions then please send your application until 22.02.2020 in a single PDF document, consisting of:
• Cover letter explaining relevant experiences, a brief statement of research interests, and qualifications
• CV
• Contact details of 2‐4 scientists who may write a letter of recommendation.

Please send your application to us, c/o Prof. Fuellen, bioinfo‐jobs@med.uni‐ Please indicate “Rostock_PhD_Application” in the title of the e‐mail.


Prof. Dr. Georg Fuellen