The graduate school "Digital Infrastructure in the Life Sciences" (DILS) of the newly established "Bielefeld Institute for Bioinformatics Infrastructure" (BIBI) at Bielefeld University, Germany, offers four PhD positions (3 years, 100% TV-L E13) starting October 2019.

The institute's research program focuses on scientific and service aspects in the area of bioinformatics infrastructure in close cooperation with the "German Network for Bioinformatic Infrastructure" (de.NBI) as well as the "Information Centre for Life Sciences" (ZB MED).

The qualification program of the DILS graduate school includes a joint research program, dedicated courses, workshops, retreats, etc.

Candidates must demonstrate broad background in the interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics in general and deep knowledge in the area they apply for (see project descriptions for detailed requirements). Good communication skills and knowledge of the English language is required, whereas German is not necessary.

The application deadline is 31 July, 2019. Application instructions, project descriptions, contact information, and other details can be found on the institute's website:

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