Scientist for biostatistics, bioinformatics, statistics, biotechnology - Validation of biomedical / molecular data (m/f)

As we are constantly growing, for our headquarters in Heidelberg we are seeking a highly motivated

Biostatistics/Bioinformatics Scientist – Validation (m/f)

As a member of the Biostatistics group, you will be responsible for the statistical validation of our products on both technical and clinical level. Fundamental to these products is sequencing of DNA from tumors by NGS technology (Illumina etc). You will cooperate with the MolecularHealth laboratory and medical staff, to define, enable, and carry out the validation of MH technology to comprehensively measure and ensure highly accurate results.

Your responsibilities

  • Planning and scheduling of projects to validate specific aspects of our products
  • Consulting in the selection or definition of appropriate reference material
  • Contributing to a data infrastructure and automation of analyses
  • Assessing the accuracy of genomic measurements, with focus on NGS
  • In particular, assessing erroneous calling of genomic variants, including SNVs, short indels, CNAs, and structural variants
  • Possibly identifying points and means of quality improvement
  • Documenting and communicating the results

Your skills and qualifications

  • PhD or Masters in bioinformatics, biostatistics, (medical) statistics, biotechnology, or a related field
  • Strong programming skills, preferably in R, Python, C/C++, Java, and/or SQL
  • Proficiency in standard statistical concepts and methods
  • Ability to work independently and willingness to acquire new skills
  • Be dependable, focused, and team-oriented
  • Familiarity with biomedical/molecular data, in particular NGS data
  • Experience with lab certifications, e.g., CLIA or CAP
  • Expertise in databases/SQL
  • Prior work with data format standards (e.g., CDISK SDTM and ADaM)
  • Experience analyzing clinical/medical data and/or working in industry
  • Good presentation and writing skills for scientific results
  • Background in oncology
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) and German

We offer

  • A varied, demanding scope of responsibility requiring a high level of autonomy
  • Flat hierarchies and a motivated, skilled team
  • A comfortable work environment located in the center of Heidelberg
  • Competitive salary package and excellent opportunities for development in an international company
Take the first step and join us! We are looking forward to receiving your complete application, in German and English, including your salary expectations and earliest start date. Please send it to Svetlana Renschler at
Molecular Health GmbH • Human Resources Kurfuersten-Anlage 21 • 69115 Heidelberg •
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Über Molecular Health GmbH

About us Molecular Health invented the most comprehensive bioinformatics platforms in the world. It enables highly scalable precision medicine applications. We combine the molecular and clinical data of individual patients with all relevant biomedical knowledge to provide better individual treatment options. Personalized medicine changes the way diseases are analyzed, understood and...

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