1 Doctoral Student (m/f/d) in (Bio-) Informatics
German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE)

1 Doctoral Student (m/f/d) in (Bio-) Informatics

Germany 15 Feb 2021


The mission of the German Institute of Human Nutrition is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health.
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German Institute of Human Nutrition
Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE)

is a member of the Leibniz Association. The institute’s mission is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health, with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent diseases, and of developing new strategies for treatment and prevention (Website: https://www.dife.de/en/).

We invite applications to join the department Adipocyte Development and Nutrition (PI: Tim J. Schulz, PhD) for

1 Doctoral Student (m/f/d) in (Bio-) Informatics

starting as soon as possible.

Project description

This interdisciplinary project addresses the physiological regulation of adipocytes and the mechanisms of their formation. In close collaboration with colleagues at the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), the successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary team to explore the genome-wide regulation of stem cells. In close collaboration with the experimental scientists of the department, integrated transcriptomic and epigenomic analyses will be conducted on the single cell level of defined stem cell populations. The goal of this PhD thesis is the development and application of analysis tools to,

Skills and Requirements

The position is available for 3 years. Salaries are paid according to the German federal tariff agreements (remuneration group E 13 TV-L [65%]).

The institute offers a vibrant and interactive research environment, close collaboration with project partners in Berlin, nationally and internationally, state-of-the-art equipment and qualified training and enrolment in a local PhD program.

Please send your documents (cover letter explaining your motivation, CV, copies of degrees/certificates and references) as a single pdf-file with reference nr. 2021_W01_AP before February 15th, 2021 via e-mail to jobs@dife.de.  

For further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Prof. Dr. Tim Schulz

Head of Department ADE

Tel.: +49 33 200 88 - 2110

E-Mail: Tim.Schulz@dife.de

By submitting your application documents, you grant us the right to collect, process, and use your personal data exclusively for the application selection process. For further information about your rights according to the data protection law, please contact the department Human Resources and Social Services (jobs@dife.de).

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