Data Scientist / Computational Biologist

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Sep 2022

Projects and tasks:

- Development of methods combining network biology, statistics, and machine learning

- Integrative bioinformatic analyses of multi-omics and single-cell data sets

- Development of databases and software packages

- Teaching and student co-supervision

- Publications and contributions to grants

We are looking for candidates with:

- Relevant doctoral degree (bioinformatics, computational biology, or related disciplines)

- Publication experience in computational biology

- Experience with machine learning, statistics, and other quantitative sciences

- Extensive knowledge of the programming languages R and/or Python

- Good understanding of key biological concepts

- Ideally experience with multi-omics and/or single-cell data

- Excellent English skills, German is expected within a reasonable time frame


The city of Salzburg has ample natural and cultural attractions as well as fast connections to Vienna and Munich. Our university has 18 000 students, and a highly collaborative research environment in both biomedical and computational sciences.

Enthusiastic computational scientists who are motivated to ask systematic questions in biology are encouraged to apply. Please send your motivation letter (one page), CV, and names of three reference contacts to bewerbung@plus.ac.at , providing the reference number “GZ A 0144/1-2022” in the subject line.

The position is initially limited to 3 years, extensions are possible.

Application deadline: September 28th, 2022

We look forward to hearing from you!


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