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The Heinrich Pette Institute – Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology in Hamburg, Germany, is seeking a

Bioinformatician (Genomics)

to join its Next Generation Sequencing team at the next possible date. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with previous experience in genome informatics. Candidates must hold an academic degree (minimally MSc) in bioinformatics or related disciplines (e.g., computer sciences) and should be proficient in programming and/or scripting languages. Experience with biostatistics or mathematical modeling would be a plus. While the ideal candidate will hold a PhD degree, depending on work experience and expertise we may also consider applicants at an earlier stage of their scientific career. Excellent communication skills in either the German or the English language are a principal requirement.

The position will be initially filled for 2 years, but can be extended after successful evaluation. Payment will be commensurate with experience according to public sector collective agreement (TV-AVH).

The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic and interdisciplinary team of researchers dedicated to the investigation of human pathogenic viruses and related diseases. We offer work in a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, providing the successful applicant with unique opportunities to develop a strong research portfolio at the interface of pathogen and human genomics.

Further information regarding this offer may be requested from Prof. Adam Grundhoff (adam.grundhoff@hpi.uni-hamburg.de). For general information about the Heinrich Pette Institute, please visit our web site at www.hpi-hamburg.de .

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Applications (including motivation letter, curriculum vitae and reference letters or contact information for at least two referees) should be sent as a single PDF file via electronic mail (subject line: 'Bioinformatician job offer 0314') to Ms. Kristin Gessler (personnel@hpi.uni-hamburg.de) no later than April 30, 2014.

 

 

PhD student position

In Structural Virology / Mass Spectrometry

The Heinrich Pette Institute – Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology in Hamburg, Germany, invites applications for one PhD student position in the new research group "Dynamics of viral structures" of Dr. Charlotte Uetrecht.

The group studies intracellular functions and interactions of viral proteins. Using advanced mass spectrometric techniques, especially native mass spectrometry, structural information of viral protein complexes is derived in a time-resolved manner.

We are searching for exceptional, highly motivated candidates holding a diploma/master degree experienced in at least one of the necessary disciplines and techniques thereof (structural biology, mass spectrometry or virology). Experience in cell biology, protein purification or proteomics would be an asset. We offer the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research in an extremely stimulating work environment equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

Starting in May 2014 (or later), the position is initially funded for three years with the possibility of extension. Payment and social benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of the German TV-AVH (salary agreement for public service employees). The Heinrich-Pette-Institute is an international research institute with English as the working language. For further information please visit the website, www.hpi-hamburg.de, or contact Dr. Charlotte Uetrecht (charlotte.uetrecht@xfel.eu).

Handicapped applicants with equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

Applications providing a motivating cover letter, a CV and the names of two referees should be sent via regular or electronic mail before 4th April 2014 to:

Heinrich Pette Institute

Mrs Kristin Gessler

Personnel Department

Martinistraße 52

20251 Hamburg

personnel@hpi.uni-hamburg.de