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We are currently seeking full/ part-time a

Scientist Bioinformatics - NGS (w/m/d)

to support our R&D team to develop innovative immunotherapeutic products for cancer therapy.

You will work in Tübingen in a preclinical interdisciplinary environment with colleagues from Immunology, Discovery and Bioinformatics. Your analytical reasoning and your organizational skills will contribute to the team’s success.

We offer a wide range of responsibilities in the field of statistical data analysis and machine learning. Your main responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following tasks:

  • NGS pipeline development for Immatics’ lead discovery platform XCEPTOR® to improve identification of target-specific T-cell receptors (TCR) by TCR repertoire analysis (cancer immunogenomics) of single-cell sequencing data
  • NGS pipeline development for Immatics’ target discovery platform XPRESIDENT® to improve identification of novel immunotherapeutic HLA Peptides by proteogenomics analyses combining RNA‑seq, Exome-seq and mass spectrometry (Zhang et al. 2018, Nat. Commun.)
  • Inspection and interpretation of NGS data for precision medicine as well as target validation, i.e. elucidation of mechanisms underlying tumor development and target biology

Your profile

You hold a master’s degree or PhD in Bioinformatics and are proficient in at least one of the following programming languages: Python, Perl, R, Java. You are experienced in NGS data analysis, pipeline development and integration of high dimensional omics data. You have knowledge of working in a Linux environment and are familiar with basic biological concepts and Bioinformatics tools. Experience in TCR profiling is of advantage.

We expect a high degree of independent working, analytical reasoning and that you take careful processing and documenting of your results for granted. You embrace rapidly changing requirements with an open mind and show a high degree of flexibility in an environment which is marked by a constant striving for excellence. Your motivation is driven by your passion for innovation and science. You approach tasks in a structured, reliable and foresighted manner, combined with an elevated level of individual responsibility, enthusiasm and strong social skills.

What we offer

We are a committed and inspired team and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills: We enable them to join conferences and trainings as well as to enjoy our Immatics benefits – e.g. JobRad, Health Programs, childcare benefits, Company summer and winter events.

If you’re interested in working for Immatics, please apply online and provide your application documents along with the relevant credentials and certificates. Mrs Annemarie Selbenbacher will answer initial questions at
+49 89 125 03 98 33 (landline number Germany). Constares GmbH (Mrs Annemarie Selbenbacher) advises Immatics on this job posting.

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