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Leib­niz Insti­tute DSMZ-Ger­man Collec­tion of Micro­or­ga­nisms and Cell Cul­tures GmbH

The Leib­niz Insti­tute DSMZ-Ger­man Col­lec­tion of Microor­gan­isms and Cell Cul­tures GmbH, Braun­sch­weig offers an open pos­i­tion for a Junior Researcher Bio­tech­no­logy (m/f/d)

The pos­i­tion has a salary level up to TV-L 13 accord­ing to the qual­i­fic­a­tion. The pos­i­tion is offered as full time (39.8 hours per week) and is ini­tially lim­ited to 3 years, but is open to pro­long­a­tion.

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Junior Researcher Bio­tech­no­logy (m/f/d)

Working field:

Within the EU pro­ject Bioin­dustry 4.0 innov­at­ive approaches for access­ing, mobil­iz­ing, and integ­rat­ing micro­bial data will be developed and estab­lished. Bac­Dive, Myco­bank and MIRRI-IS are the largest micro­bi­o­lo­gical data­bases world-wide and join forces to cre­ate a new doc­u­ment-based data­base for assem­bling data in a new com­mon format. The major aim is to provide access to inform­a­tion required for improv­ing bio­tech­no­lo­gical pro­cesses and thereby to cre­ate novel oppor­tun­it­ies for bioeconomy.

Join our team and help us to make micro­bial research data access­ible!


  • Mas­ter’s degree in bio­tech­no­logy, bio­logy, bio­chem­istry, or a sim­ilar qual­i­fic­a­tion
  • Exper­i­ence with micro­bial data, Omics data
  • Ideally exper­i­ence work­ing with Python and/or R
  • Ideally exper­i­ence with onto­lo­gies and sci­entific stand­ards
  • Flu­ent in Eng­lish / know­ledge of Ger­man is bene­fi­cial
  • You are com­mu­nic­at­ive, able to work in a team and will­ing to learn
  • You are inter­ested to work in a dynamic, inter­dis­cip­lin­ary team

What we offer:

  • The chance to build a new research infra­struc­ture, to con­trib­ute own ideas and con­cep­tions, and to work in a young and dynamic team
  • Integ­ra­tion in a large EU research pro­ject run by lead­ers in bioin­dustry
  • An inter­dis­cip­lin­ary work­ing envir­on­ment with fre­quent exchange of exper­i­ence
  • Motiv­ated col­leagues and a pleas­ant work­ing atmo­sphere in sci­ence
  • Pro­mo­tion of work-life bal­ance through flex­ible work­ing hours, part-time work and home office (cer­ti­fied accord­ing to audit beru­fund­fam­ilie®)
  • Par­ti­cip­a­tion in the selec­tion of per­sonal hard- and soft­ware
  • Oppor­tun­it­ies for fur­ther edu­ca­tion and train­ing
  • 30 days annual vaca­tion, annual bonus and com­pany pen­sion plan

How to apply:

The DSMZ is fun­ded by the State of Lower Sax­ony and the Ger­man Fed­eral gov­ern­ment and is a mem­ber of the Leib­niz Asso­ci­ation. The DSMZ strives to increase the pro­por­tion of female sci­ent­ists and encour­ages female can­did­ates to apply. Dis­abled applic­ants with identical tech­nical and per­sonal qual­i­fic­a­tions will be pref­er­en­tially selec­ted. The DSMZ is an equal oppor­tun­ity employer, sup­ports bal­anced work-life career devel­op­ment, and holds the cer­ti­fic­ate of the audit beru­fund­fam­ilie®.

For fur­ther inform­a­tion please con­tact Lorenz Reimer ( Please send your com­plete applic­a­tion doc­u­ments includ­ing a CV, motiv­a­tion let­ter, cop­ies of cer­ti­fic­ates, pos­sible ref­er­ences with applic­a­tion num­ber 07/23 as a single pdf file to (max 10 MB).

Applic­a­tions are wel­come in Eng­lish or Ger­man and will be accep­ted on a rolling basis so early applic­ants are encour­aged!

The dead­line for this applic­a­tion is March 3rd, 2023, but we may con­tinue to review applic­a­tions until the pos­i­tion is filled.