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Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f)

The Cologne Center for Genomics (CCG), University of Cologne, offers a position, projected to start on August 1, 2021, of a

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f)

for a mathematician, statistician, physicist, bioinformatician or someone with a related quantitative background with an interest in genetic research questions as a full position (39,83 working hours/week; 100% position). The post is based in the research group of Prof. Dr. Michael Nothnagel (Statistical Genetics/Bioinformatics; and available for 5 years. The opportunity for a habilitation is given. The salary is according to public pay group based on the German E13 TV-L scale if terms and conditions under collective bargaining law are fulfilled. 


Development and application of analysis approaches in the field of Statistical Genetics (highthroughput data in the life sciences, human population genetics, statistical forensic genetics); to a smaller extent, provision of statistical support in collaborations with biological and medical research groups; assistance in the university curriculum 


Candidates are required to have a PhD in Statistical Genetics, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Bioinformatics or a related quantitative field. Working knowledge of genetics, population genetics and epidemiology as well as experience in scientific programming and with high-performance computing clusters are explicitly desirable; excellent English skills The University of Cologne is an equal opportunities employer. Applications of women are
especially encouraged. Disabled candidates will be given priority in case of equal professional qualification.

Please send your application (including letter of interest, curriculum vitae and copies of relevant degrees, all in PDF format) via e-mail to: Frau Gabriele Thorn, Cologne Center for Genomics, Weyertal 115b, 50931 Köln, E-mail: The closing date is May 31, 2021.

For inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Michael Nothnagel (