Open position: Postdoctoral Researcher (m/w/d)

We are offering a position, available starting 1st of July, 2021, as a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in Computational Biology.

We offer you a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research project using data from state-of-the-art multiomics technologies in a fruitful, collaborative research environment. The successful candidate will work on projects of the DFG funded Emmy Noether grant and the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1371 Microbiome Signatures, a DFG-funded “Sonderforschungsbereich” that focuses on the functional relevance of the microbiome in the digestive tract. Specific research topics of the successful candidate can include strain-level metagenomic profiling, functional profiling, metatranscriptomics, metagenomic assembly, metabolomic analysis and integration of multi-omics datatypes. New research lines will also be considered and scientific curiosity towards related research areas will be welcome.

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Technical University of Munich ZIEL - Institute for Food & Health
Dr. Melanie Schirmer
Emmy Noether Group for Computational Microbiome Research
Gregor-Mendel-Str. 2, 85354 Freising
Tel. +49 8161 71 2343


Please send your full application as a PDF by May 23rd, 2021 to or by mail to the address above. The application should include a cover letter, detailed CV, a description of research experience and interests (1-2 pages) and contact details for three references. Please indicate a preferred starting date and why you are interested in joining our group.

Open position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Clinical Microbiome«

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in »Clinical Microbiome« to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term (6 year) tenure-track professorship with the possibility for promotion to a tenured W3.

The professorship will support microbiome research at the interface of clinical and experimental research at the ZIEL – TUM Institute for Food & Health located at Campus Weihenstephan. Integration into col-laborative research including the DFG funded Collaborative Research Center “Microbiome Signatures” (CRC 1371) provides an excellent scientific environment.

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