Within the EU Project COSMOS, 14 European project partners develop data standards and workflows for metabolomics, which are a requirement for efficient collaboration and data exchange. At the IPB we are leading the work package “Standards Development”.
You have a degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or a related discipline, and a PhD in Life Sciences, Data Standards, or e-Infrastructures. You are excited to work in the growing field of Open Data, and you want to specify the description of experimental (meta-)data with existing and new ontologies, and use semantic web technology to retrieve and analyse the data in the emerging e-Infrastructure for Metabolomics data.
The position is limited to 2 years, and available starting November 1st. Payment is according to local regulations TV-L.
The IPB is an international research institute located on the weinberg-campus of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg and provides state-of-the-art facilities for research in bioinformatics, metabolomics and plant biochemistry. Further information is available from the institute's homepage, for inquires please contact
Dr. Steffen Neumann,
Telephone: +49 345 5582-1470,
Please send your application (cover letter addressing your research interests, CV, transcripts, and names/contacts of two references) quoting reference number 10/2012 until September, 21st 2012 to:
Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie (IPB)
Stiftung des öffentlichen Rechts
Frau Kerstin Balkenhohl
06120 Halle (Saale) or to bewerbungen(at)ipb-halle.de