Scientific Data Manager (m/f/d)


Scientific Data Manager (m/f/d)


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

We are looking for an enthusiastic, diligent and collaborative Scientific Data Manager to support transdisciplinary research within the DFG-funded excellence cluster for Systems Neurology (SyNergy) ( and beyond by enabling seamless access to high-quality data.

Scope of duties

  • Assist a multi-disciplinary team of cluster scientists in obtaining, curating and distributing data, typically large-scale data sets (DNA-seq, single-cell RNA-seq, imaging etc.)
  • Work with the SyNergy technology hubs, research, IT teams and external collaborators on setting up and maintaining the SyNergy-wide data ecosystem
  • Define meta-data and ontology terms suited to the multi-disciplinary datasets
  • Communicate with computational hubs such as the Leibniz Rechenzentrum and IT experts in SyNergy labs
  • Help SyNergy researchers to make their data findable, accessible, and interchangeable
  • Contribute to developing and pioneering novel methods of visualization and dissemination of research output

Our requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, e.g. computer science, life science

  • Expertise in scripting/programming (especially Drupal and PHP)
  • Expertise in data management
  • Attention to detail, proactivity and capacity to understand needs/requirements of a multidisciplinary team
  • Verbal and written English language fluency
  • Experience with Cloud storage/HPC, version control and project management tools preferred
  • Prior experience with biological data is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of data protection laws

Our offer

  • The position advertised is embedded into the data management and bioinformatics team at the Institute for 

    Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD). 
  • The position represents a unique opportunity to experience and contributes cutting-age research in a vibrant scientific community.
  • Remuneration is based on the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the Länder (TV-L) including all allowances customary in the public sector.
  • This is a fixed-term contract (36 months) with a possibility of prolongation.

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Application format

Please use the Online-Form for your application ("Apply")

Disabled persons will be preferentially considered in case of equal qualification. Presentation costs cannot be refunded. 

Please note that we cannot reimburse travel expenses incurred through interviews.

We ask you for your understanding that postal applications will not be returned, but will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. The data usage information also applies to postal applications

Klinikum / Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München - LMU

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Location: Germany, München, Bayern
Categories: Biological Engineering, Computer Sciences, Data management, LifeScience, Programming, Scientific Programmer,


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