PostDoc in Germany

Ruhr University Bochum
Molecular Immunology
Germany North-Rhine Westphal 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.
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.


A PhD in bioinformatics, biochemistry, biology, or similar.
The ideal candidate should be very familiar with four or more of the following items:
• Development and application of methods to analyze RNAseq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq,
mass spectrometry and similar data
• Programming in R, Python, Perl, and/or C++
• Pathway and Gene Ontology analyses
• Machine learning and/or artificial intelligence
• Teaching and supervision of Bachelor and Master students
• Writing of publications and acquisition of third-party funding

The candidate (m/f/d) is expected to work team-oriented in an international environment and
to participate in the teaching activities and the supervision of students of the department. The
load of teaching will be calculated according to §3 of Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung (state of
North Rhine-Westphalia).

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