PhD Student in Biostatistics or Bioinformatics (male/female)

University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation
Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics
Germany Lower Saxony Hannover


The Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover seeks a

PhD Student in Biostatistics or Bioinformatics (male/female)

The position is available from April 1st, 2019 and limited for three years. The successful candidate will make a PhD as member of the DFG funded research training group VIPER.

Responsibilities will be the support of the research activities of the research group „Genomics and Bioinformatics of Infectious Diseases“. This involves the development of statistical and computation-al methods for the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data or high-throughput gene expression data (NGS, microarray data) from infection research.

Salary will be payed according E 13 TV-L (65%). Applications from disabled persons are welcomed.


Requirements for an application are a master’s degree in bioinformatics, statistics, molecular biology or a similar subject. Furthermore, knowledge in Linux-shell programming and in the programming envi-ronment R is expected.

Start date

April 01, 2019

How to Apply

Please send your application until 15.01.2019 via e-mail to Dr. Ann-Kathrin Haverkamp ( and Prof. Dr. Klaus Jung ( using the codeword “VIPER/BIOINFORMATICS”. Please take also note of the application guidelines provided at Further information to the position can be given by Prof. Dr. Klaus Jung (, Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, Unversity of Veterinary Medicine Hannover.


Prof. Dr. Klaus Jung