Postdoc position in the Center for Integrated Oncology (CIO)

RWTH Aachen
Cancer Center Cologne Essen
Germany Aachen


In a new junior research group under the lead of Dr. K. Lehmann , affiliated with the Center for Integrated Oncology (CIO) Cologne, we are looking to fill the position of a postdoctoral researcher. The position is established as a branch of the CCCE - Cologne site and will be located at the RWTH Aachen University campus in the nearby city of Aachen, Germany. Thus, the successful candidate will be affiliated with both the University Hospital Cologne and the University Hospital RWTH Aachen. A user agreement will be coordinated with RWTH Aachen University for this purpose.

The Cancer Center Cologne Essen (CCCE) was established to lead cancer medicine in North rhine-Westphalia (NRW) to an international top level. The CCCE joins the forces of the two Medical Faculties (MF) and University Hospitals (UH) in Cologne and Essen with internationally visible and complementary expertise in clinical and translational cancer research. Both CCCE sites are designated Oncology Centers of Excellence of the Deutsche Krebshilfe (DKH), the Center of Integrated Oncology (CIO) Cologne, and the West German Cancer Center (WTZ) Essen. The UH Essen is partner site of the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK). Following a highly competitive scientific review process, the CCCE was selected as one candidate of the in total six sites of the extended National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) sponsored by the BMBF.

Your Tasks:

Analysis of high-dimensional molecular data.
Development of methods for data integration
Publication of research results in international peer-reviewed journals and presentations at conferences


Your Profile:

Completed university studies and PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics or related subjects.
Experience in omics data analysis, preferably in the field of cancer research
Good programming skills (Python, R)
Good English Skills (spoken and written)
Interest in interdisciplinary research
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply