PostDoc in Host Septomics Research
Jena University Hospital

Become part of our team in the Host Septomics Research Group as

PostDoc (m/f/d) 

in full time (reference number: 283/2019) initially for 12 months

Welcome to Jena University Hospital!

Being the largest employer in the region, our around 5,600 employees working in 26 departments and clinics provide ambulatory care for around 280,000 patients and inpatient treatment for more than 55,000 patients each year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

You will analyse genomic, proteomic and transcriptomic data and perform NGS-based microbiome analyses during your employment. In particular, your tasks will include the analysis of microbiome data (16rDNA- and ITS-Seq), as well as the analysis of data obtained by RNA-Seq and mass spectrometry. These analyses should lead to the discovery of new molecular patterns in the host-microbe interaction. Host Septomics research group, located at the Beutenberg research site, belongs to the University Hospital and is part of the ZIK Septomics research consortium. Host Septomics analyses different aspects of the host response to infections and the influence of the microbiome.

We offer:

» salary in accordance with TV-L 2019 (E13)

»a wide range of offers that encourage individual health promotion at work


You should have a completed academic degree (Diploma or Master) and a concluded doctoral thesis in bioinformatics or a similiar subject meeting the topic. You have several years of experience handling complex data sets as well as in applying statistical methods, preferable in biology or medicine. Knowledge of „R“ or a comparable programming language are required. Experience with gene-expression analysis and handling microbiome-data are an advantage.


Leader of Host Septomics Research Group Prof. Dr. Hortense Slevogt +49 3641 9-396520

Please apply till 20.12.2019 via our online application tool on or via email

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