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PhD student computer science / bioinformatics (m/f/d)

Friedrich Schiller University is a traditional university with a strong research profile rooted in the heart of Germany. As a university covering all disciplines, it offers a wide range of subjects. Its research is focused on the areas Light-Life-Liberty. It is closely networked with non-research institutions, research companies and renowned cultural institutions. With around 18,000 students and more than 8,600 employees, the university plays a major role in shaping Jena's character as a cosmopolitan and future-oriented city.


The Institute for Computer Science, Department for Bioinformatics/High-Throughput Analysis of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena seeks to fill the position of a


PhD student computer science / bioinformatics (m/f/d)


main focus on virus databases, commencing on 01. January 2022.



Your responsibilities:

  • Research in virus database and tools for structured access to the data.
  • Participation in the research project NFDIMircobiota.
  • Possibility within the project for own scientific qualification and obtaining the PhD.



Your profile:

  • Successfully completed university studies in computer science/bioinformatics (with a focus on databases)
  • Knowledge in the area of databases
  • Knowledge in virology/sequence analysis is desirable


We offer:

  • Remuneration based on the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the Federal States (TV-L) at salary scale E13 - depending on the candidate's personal qualifications-, including a special annual payment in accordance with the collective agreement.
  • An interesting position at an international level / Participation in international conferences
  • A comprehensive further and continuing education programme and individual qualification and development measures
  • A Graduate Academy for doctoral candidates and postdocs
  • A family-friendly working environment with a variety of offers for families: University Family Office 'JUniFamilie' and flexible childcare ('JUniKinder)
  • University health promotion and a wide range of university sports activities

The position is limited to a period of three years until 30.09.2024, subject to funding by the DFG. If the funding is extended, continued employment is possible. This is a part-time position (20 hours per week).  

Candidates with severe disabilities will be given preference in the case of equal qualifications and suitability.


Are you eager to work for us? Then submit your detailed written application, preferably by email (one PDF file), stating the vacancy ID 395/2021 by 12.12.2021 to:


Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Prof. Manja Marz
Bioinformatik für Hochdurchsatzverfahren
Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik
Leutragraben 1
07743 Jena



Since all application documents will be duly destroyed after the recruitment process, we ask you to submit only copies of your documents.


For further information for applicants, please also refer to www4.uni-jena.de/stellenmarkt_hinweis.html (in German)
Please also note the information on the collection of personal data at www4.uni-jena.de/en/jobs_information_collecting_personal_data.html


Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik
Leutragraben 1
07743 - Jena


Prof. Manja Marz


Ausschreibung vom: 26.10.2021
Bewerbungsende: 12.12.2021
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