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Senior Bioinformatics Scientist (Protein Bioinformatics) (m/f/d)

WorkplaceHeidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Molecular Health was founded in 2004 with the vision to drive a fundamental change in health care. Today we are one of the leading companies in the development and application of information technologies that can change the understanding, analysis and treatment of diseases. Personalized medicine faces the challenge of matching a patient’s molecular and clinical information with all the relevant medical knowledge so that a short-term and personalized application becomes possible. This requires new technologies. Molecular Health is part of this paradigm shift. By combining information technologies, research and clinical application, we are creating breakthrough solutions that substantially support the prevention and treatment of diseases such as cancer.

We are seeking for our headquarters in Heidelberg a highly motivated Senior Bioinformatics Scientist (Protein Bioinformatics) (m/f/d).


As a member of the Protein Bioinformatics team in the Research department, you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Prototyping innovative tools that support a revolutionary, data-driven technology that enables precision medicine
  • Evaluation of existing tools and data resources
  • Conceptualization, development, and maintenance of algorithms, processes, databases, and prototype web interfaces
  • Support for services and custom solutions, e.g. for the pharmaceutical industry


  • PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, computational chemistry, or a closely related field
  • Broad hands-on experience in bioinformatics programming, including shell scripting, object- oriented programming (either Perl or Python) and experience with RDBMS systems (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)
  • Several years of experience in at least three of the following areas:
    • left;">Profound knowledge of standard bioinformatics algorithms and databases, including protein and nucleotide sequence analysis
    • left;">Comprehensive experience with pathway-, protein structure-, and interaction databases
    • left;">Knowledge in and practical experience with machine learning technologies such as SVMs, Neural Networks etc.
    • left;">Hands-on experience with implementing data production pipelines (ETL processes)
    • left;">A strong grasp of molecular biology and genetics
  • Experience with handling data from clinical trials databases such as clinicaltrials.gov is considereda strong plus for this position
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as scientific creativity are essential
  • Clear sense of organization, purpose, accountability and concise reporting
  • Ability to work independently, dependable, focused, project- and team-oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Work experience in industry or as an academic post-doc is considered a plus

We offer

  • An innovative, exciting international company that values employees who can think outside of the box, who want to make a difference and strike out in a new direction
  • A challenging, stimulating scientific and professional environment with a focus on innovation and on the continuous development of our company
  • A modern working environment in a new office building
  • A multicultural team and attractive company events, together with an open culture of trust
  • Excellent location in the center of Heidelberg
  • Opportunities for personal development in a global company
  • Competitive compensation and attractive benefits package, flexible working models

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Molecular Health believes in the principles of equal opportunities, diversity and workplace integration.

Take the first step and contact us! We are looking forward to receiving your complete application (cover letter, CV, and certificates), in English or German, including your salary expectations and earliest start date. Please send it to Thorsten Vogt at careers.demolecularhealth.com.

For further information on how your data will be processed in the context of an application, please follow the link: www.molecularhealth.com/de/datenschutz/



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