Scientist* Library Bioinformatics

  • München (Neuried)
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching
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As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Scientist* Library Bioinformatics

As part of the MAP Library Technologies department, you will be involved in implementation of NGS workflows and data analysis primarily for the discovery of antibodies derived from immunized animals (immune libraries) and synthetic sources (synthetic libraries). Your main responsibilities include and are not limited to:
  • Support in the establishment of highly automated NGS laboratories
  • Design and execution of high-throughput NGS library generation and NGS data analysis workflows
  • Development and continuous improvement of novel algorithms to analyze NGS data sets obtained from directed evolution (like phage/mammalian display) and B-cell sorting approaches
  • Data analysis, interpretation of results and reporting in department and project meetings
  • Description of the established workflows as standard operating procedure (SOPs)

What you have to offer.

  • Doctoral degree in natural sciences and/or several years of relevant industrial experience (e.g. biology, immunology, biochemistry, biotechnology, …)
  • Profound experience in analyzing NGS datasets derived from directed evolution approaches for the discovery of monoclonal antibodies
  • Hands-on experience in implementing, troubleshooting, and supporting bioinformatic pipelines and software along with strong scripting or programming experience (e.g. Perl/Python and R) with fluency working in Unix/Linux environment is desired
  • Programming experience in C++/C# is advantageous
  • Affinity for technology and streamlining of NGS workflows using cutting edge automation and analysis equipment. Experience and enthusiasm in this field is of big advantage
  • You are a highly motivated scientist and are looking forward to being a key player of a team to bring antibody discovery and characterization to the next level
  • You have the vision to bring NGS data analysis to the next level by linkage to deep & machine learning
  • A strong team spirit and willingness to connect antibody discovery and characterization in close interaction within and across-teams
  • Ability to work well structured and independently in a fast-paced environment as well as joy in working in an interdisciplinary and international environment
  • Industry experience is of advantage
  • Business-professional English language skills are mandatory, good German language skills are advantageous

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location München (Neuried) and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 5035 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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