Postdoctoral / PhD Positions in Medical Bioinformatics & machine learning

Heidelberg University Hospital


Postdoctoral and/or 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 better understand and treat cancer and cardiovascular diseases by analyzing multi-omics data sets, including single-cell and spatially resolved data. You will develop and apply computational methods from bioinformatics, machine learning, and mathematical modeling, including neural-ODEs. You will work within an international and interdisciplinary group of scientists to analyze big data to advance personalized medicine (for more information visit


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.

The positions are funded for two years for postdocs (with the possibility of extension) and four years for PhD students. There is no strict deadline, but priority will be given to applications by September 7th 2022. The starting date is fairly flexible.

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Email your CV (including the 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.