Postdoctoral and PhD Positions in Medical Bioinformatics

Heidelberg University
Germany Heidelberg


Postdoctoral and PhD positions are open in the group of Julio Saez-Rodriguez at Heidelberg University. The positions are in the context of various national and international collaborations to study clinical multi-omics data sets, including single-cell data, to develop and apply computational methods to better understand and treat cancer. This work builds on recent and ongoing work in our group, and you will join an international and interdisciplinary group of scientists (for more information visit

The positions are funded for three years for postdoc (with the possibility of extension) and four years for PhD students. There is no strict deadline, but priority will be given to applications by December 1st 2020. The starting date is fairly flexible within 2021.


Candidates interested in using bioinformatics, machine learning, and mathematical modeling to analyze big data to advance personalized medicine are encouraged to apply. You are expected to hold a degree in statistics, mathematics, physics, engineering or computer science, or a degree in biological science with substantial experience in computational and statistical work.

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Candidates should email their CV (including names of three references) and a letter of interest to jobs.saez (at) The letter of interest has to be tailored to our group, mentioning projects or articles of our group that you find interesting, and explaining how you would fit here and in the topic mentioned above. Please also provide a pointer to a code repository if possible.