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Research Scientist (f/m) agricultural science, biometrics
Published(191 days ago)
Deadline for applications(171 days ago)
Leibniz-Institut für Gemüse- und Zierpflanzenbau Großbeeren/Erfurt e.V.Großbeeren
The Leibniz-Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) conducts research in horticulture and related sciences, to promote a sustainable production of vegetable and ornamental crops. We are a plant science institute, with a view on the use of plants as food and in our living environment.
Our institute in interested to understand processes in plant-pathogen interactions. This understanding will help us to contribute to horticultural production systems with less environmental impact.
We offer a position until 30.09.2021 as a
Research Scientist (m/f)
in the frame of o BMBF-funded project "Implications of soil management practices and application of biocontrol strains on soil disease suppressiveness against pathogens".
Salary will be according to wage group EG 13 (TV-L, salary domain east, 100 % of the regular working time) depending on candidate skills and experiences.
Independent conception, implementation and management of central database within a the project and organization of internal and external data flow
Derivation of classification- and regression-models for the characterization of pathogen attack based on non-destructively measured plant-characteristics and use of complex statistical methods
Network-analysis of microbial communities
Correlation-analysis of high dimensional data
Planning, design, performance and analysis of pot- and field-experiments
Supervision of technical personnel
Publication of results in scientific journals and presentation of results on conferences
Skills and requirements:
An excellent accomplished master degree in agricultural science with specialization in biometrics or similar degree
PhD degree desired
Sound knowledge in bioinformatics and biostatistics advantageous (e.g. machine learning approaches)
Knowledge and experience in design and implementation of relational databases
Knowledge in experimental design
The ability to work in a team and very good communication skills in German and English language
The IGZ is an equal opportunity employer. Handicapped people with equal qualifications will be employed preferentially. The IGZ wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of
society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.
Please send your application citing the reference number by 18/2018/2 of 31.10.2018 to: Personalbüro, Institute for Vegetable and Ornamental Crops, Theodor-Echtermeyer-Weg 1, D-14979
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