Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK)
Conserving - Exploring - Exploiting
The IPK is one of the world's leading international institutions in the field of plant genetics and crop science. Its research program and services
contribute significantly to conserving, exploring and exploiting crop diversity. Its research goals are driven by the need to ensure an efficient and
sustainable supply of food, energy and raw materials, thereby addressing a major global ecological challenge.
Scientific Data Manager/Data Steward (f/m/d)
The research group Genebank Documentation as part of the Federal ex situ Genebank for Agricultural and Horticultural
Crop Species at the IPK is an important project partner of the large European research project INCREASE which aims to
develop new approaches for the conservation of the biodiversity of cultivated legumes. In addition to setting up structures
for data management and data transfer, an important task within the project is to support the partners in data collection
and to successively consolidate this diverse data.
Development/further refinement of data
Supporting the project partners in the
preparation and import of data into databases
Be responsible for data management
Participation in the conception of a web portal
for common access to various project data
Your qualifications and skills:
You have a master or PhD degree in the field of
biology, computer science, bioinformatics,
agricultural sciences or a comparable discipline.
You ideally have experience in biodiversity
research or with genetic resources.
You are familiar with the transformation and
analysis of larger, heterogeneous data sets.
Maybe you have experience in joint projects on
You fit to us:
… if you are a highly motivated person.
… if you have excellent communication skills
(also in English).
… if you are enthusiastic in solving scientific
… if you like to work in a team.
… if you can bridge the gap between biology
and computer science.
We offer you:
… an international, interdisciplinary working
… working on a large project in a friendly and
… a full-time position limited for 3 years.
… a salary in accordance with the German TV-L
pay scale up to pay group E13.
If you need further information feel free to contact Markus Oppermann Tel.: +49 (0) 39482 5360.
What you need to know:
For us, your qualifications and strengths count. Therefore, everyone - independent from gender, origin, age, or possible
disability - is welcome. The IPK is striving to increase the proportion of women in sectors where they are underrepresented
and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. As an institution which has been awarded the Certificate for
Career and Family („berufundfamilie“), we offer family-friendly working conditions and flexible working hours. The IPK has
set a goal to employ more people with disabilities. Qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference.
We are looking forward to receive your complete application (letter of motivation, CV, certificates) as one single pdfdocument
until 24.05.2021 via online-application (http://www.ipk-gatersleben.de/en/job-offers/). If you have questions or
require more information, please do contact Ms. Stefanie Dreßler (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please indicate the reference
number 20/04/21 in your correspondence. Please note that incomplete application documents cannot be considered.
Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik
und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK)
06466 Seeland OT Gatersleben www.ipk-gatersleben.de