Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

Germany’s largest research organization, the Helmholtz Association, launched Helmholtz AI: This dedicated, interdisciplinary platform develops and promotes applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods for all Helmholtz centers in collaboration with its external and university partners. Its central unit is implemented at the Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich.

Our mission is to enable research scientists to leverage AI methods optimally. The Munich consultant team is focussing on Health and collaborates with researchers from the whole Association on projects on cancer and infection research, molecular medicine, as well as neurodegenerative and environmental diseases. We offer you the unique opportunity to use your data analysis expertise to answer questions of great societal importance in a vibrant international environment.

To join our growing team, we are inviting applications for

Helmholtz AI consultants (f/m/x) (Health)

(close to) full time

Neuherberg near Munich

Young Professionals, Professionals

Your responsibilities

You will develop AI-based analytics for the unique data sets generated by renowned researchers, with a focus on health applications. You will also play a crucial role in achieving our long-term goal of facilitating open access to data science expertise through interdisciplinary collaborations and dissemination.

You will

  • be a foundational and fundamental part of one of the largest AI initiatives in Europe
  • apply, adapt, and disseminate emerging AI methods to solve concrete research questions
  • network with AI experts and within the Helmholtz AI initiative
  • regularly participate in international conferences to present your own work, and learn about state-of-the-art AI methods and their applications

You have

  • a master or PhD degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics, or another field related to data science
  • a track record in AI and applied machine learning, ideally combined with a specific background in healthcare or biology
  • experience implementing data science projects in Python or R
  • a systematic way of working, preferably with experience in multidisciplinary projects
  • an open and curious mindset with a strong team spirit

Additional preferred competences:

To strengthen our team, we are looking for applicants, who could bring one of the following bonus expertise:

  • software development experience and an eye for software quality
  • training, education, and/or science communication experience
  • project and/or team management experience, ideally in the industry

What we offer you

  • continuous education & training
  • work-life balance
  • flexible working hours & time off in lieu
  • 30 days annual leave
  • on-site health management service
  • home office options
  • on-site nursery
  • elder care
  • company pension scheme
  • discounted public transport ticket

Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is con­sidered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life world­wide. With its first-class universities and world-leading institutes, it offers an scientifically inspiring environment.

Your scientific career is important to us, that’s why this position provides the opportunity for you to build specialist knowledge and gather significant professional experience.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is initially limited to two years.

To promote diversity, we wel­come applications from talented people regardless of cultural back­ground, nationality, ethnicity, gender, and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion, and age until September 29th, 2021. Qualified appli­cants with physical disabili­ties will be given preference.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application. Please send your application (in English) in a single PDF file – including cover letter, CV, and contact details of at least two references.

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If you have further questions, simply contact Marie Piraud (marie.piraud@helmholtz-muenchen.de).

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application. Please send your application (in English) in a single PDF file – including cover letter, CV and contact details of at least two references.

Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Helmholtz AI
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
85764 Neuherberg near Munich

Award for excellent gender equality policy for women and men. Helmholtz Zentrum München is parti­cularly committed to pro­moting professional equality between women and men. It therefore aims to increase the pro­portion of the under­represented sex in the respective field.

The Helmholtz Zentrum München is part of the Helmholtz Association, Germany’s largest scientific organiza­tion. Altogether 42,000 people currently work in its 19 scientific-technical and biological-medical research centers. The Association’s annual budget amounts to around five billion euros.