Job Code: 14-23
Job Offer from February 06, 2023
The Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences is a leading international research institute of exceptional scientific breadth. With more than 40 research groups and some 1,000 employees from over 50 nations, it is the largest institute of the Max Planck Society.
The department of Tissue Dynamics and Regeneration (Dr. Jochen Rink) invites applications for a position as
Software Engineer/Bioinformatics Data Analyst (f/m/d)
We are a young, international department and our working language is English. We study the fascinating ability of planarians to regenerate complete animals from tissue pieces and conduct worldwide expeditions to study the evolution of regenerative abilities. Core elements of our scientific approach are genome sequencing, comparative genomics and various next generation sequencing techniques. Further, we established and maintain PlanMine, the Planarian research community's online sequence resource (https: // planmine.mpinat.mpg.de/planmine/begin.do).
About the position
We are looking for a talented and motivated Software Engineer/Bioinformatics Data Analyst for the maintenance and further development of the PlanMine web resource. You will get to interact with the world-wide user community, e.g. by highlighting new features and/or implementing user suggestions. You will also be an integral part of the bioinformatics subgroup within the department and therefore involved in ongoing genomics research. Within this learning environment, you will have the opportunity to deepen your software engineering skills and broaden your background in bioinformatics research.
Your Respo n sibilities
Additional experience in one or more of the following will be considered a plus:
The position should be filled as soon as possible; the exact start date is flexible. The payment and benefits are based on the TVöD (wage agreement for public service personnel) guidelines. Positions are initially limited to two years with a possibility of extension.
The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.
How to apply
Please submit your application including a cover letter, CV, transcripts and publication record (if applicable), and the contact addresses of 3 referees as a single document, preferably as a PDF file. Please make sure that the cover letter clearly states your motivation for why you want to join the department and your relevant experience that qualifies you for the position of the PlanMine manager. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit the file to
Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences Department „ Tissue Dynamics and Regeneration “ Dr. Jochen Rink Am Fassberg 11 37077 Göttingen Germany
For informal e-mail enquiries, please write to [email protected].