Vacant position for PostDoc in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics EMBL Heidelberg

The group usually has an opening for a postdoc each year. The projects can be at the level of individual genes, genomes or metagenomes and usually involve tool developments and/or applications. EMBL is a highly recognized research institution and we thus look for candidates with a track record in the field.


    Some skills and expertise that we are currently looking for:


        modeling of biochemical pathways

        mapping of chemical information to proteins

        image analysis

        text mining and data integration

        in depth analysis of protein sequences

        comparative metagenomics

        phylogeny and orthology


    Programming skills (preferably C, Perl, Python) and/or strong biochemistry background are desirable. Ability for team work is required.


    For further information on the science, see the Group's research reports.




    Peer Bork




       69012 Heidelberg


       Tel: +49 6221 387 361

       Fax: +49 6221 387 517


    For other job possibilities at EMBL, please also refer to the EMBL's job announcements.