PostDoc in Bioinformatics, Molecular Immunology

Ruhr University Bochum
Molecular Immunology
Germany Bochum


The Ruhr-University Bochum is one of the leading research universities in Germany. The
university draws its strengths from both the diversity and the proximity of scientific and
engineering disciplines on a single, coherent campus. This highly dynamic setting enables
students and researchers to work across traditional boundaries of academic subjects and
The Dept. of Molecular Immunology at the Ruhr-University Bochum invites applications from
candidates (m/f/d) with an interest in the regulation of gene expression influencing immune
responses and the development of immune cells.The candidate (m/f/d) is expected to work well in an international environment and to
participate in the teaching activities of the group. The load of teaching will be calculated
according to §3 of Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung (state of North Rhine-Westphalia).
For more information, please contact Prof. Ingo Schmitz at


The ideal candidate (m/f/d) should be very familiar with at least four of the following items:
Development of methods to analyze RNAseq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq and similar data
Computer programming in Python, Perl and/or C++
Pathway and Gene Ontology analyses
Analysis of disease-associated SNPs, whole exome sequencing or GWAS
Machine learning and/or artificial intelligence
Teaching of Bachelor and Master students
Writing of publications and acquisition of third-party funding

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

To apply, please send a CV, copies of certificates, references, list of publications and
statement of research interest (~ 1 page) to
Travel expenses for interviews cannot be refunded.
At Ruhr-Universität Bochum, we wish to promote careers of women in areas in which they are
underrepresented, and we would therefore like to encourage female candidates to send us
their applications. Applications by suitable candidates with severe disabilities and other
applicants with equal legal status are likewise most welcome.


Prof. Dr. Ingo Schmitz