Klinikum der Universität München

Computer scientist / Data scientist for research d...

Job description

Campus Innenstadt


Full time


Abteilung für Infektions- und Tropenmedizin




At the earliest possible date





The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 48 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with around 11.000 employees.

Scope of duties

The Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at Munich University Hospital is one of the leading centres in Germany for the conduct of clinical trials and observational studies regarding HIV, TB and other poverty related diseases in Afrika.

Inside the division a team for research data management and data analysis is forming, for which we are looking for a strong programmer to help bridging the data flow from data acquisition to data analysis. The successful candidate will be part of a team of data managers, statisticians and epidemiologists working closely together with physicians in international projects to design future clinical studies and extract insight from already captured medical and environmental data.


  • Setup and maintenance of server infrastructure for research
  • Development of automated ETL processes for medical data
  • Data management using database systems and connected frontends such as OpenClinica/OpenDataKit/DHIS2
  • Initialization of interactive dashboards for easy and quick data visualization/control
  • Independent data analysis using machine learning methods and or IA
  • Scientific publication of methods and results together with study teams
  • Support of clinical studies and of grant applications

Our requirements

Essential Skills & Capabilities:

  • MSc or PhD in Informatics/Computer Science/Data Science or similar
  • Strong programming skills (preferably in Bash, SQL, R, Python)
  • Knowledge of :
  • Server administration
  • Relational database management
  • Version control with git

  • Basic knowledge of:
  • Statistics
  • Data analysis
  • Web development
  • Interest in life science
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of English and German

Our offer

Terms and Conditions: Fixed term contract (one year) with a possibility of extension, based on third party funding regulations according to “Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz”. Salary according to German public service scale (TV-L) depending on qualification and experience.

Offers and services of the employer

Further education and training

Company pension scheme

Childcare services

Job ticket


Staff accommodation

Prof. Dr. Michael Hölscher

Leopoldstrasse 7





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