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Uniklinik RWTH Aachen

As a tertiary and quaternary level provider of medical care, the University Hospital of RWTH Aachen combines patient-oriented medicine and care, teaching and research at an international level. The entire spectrum of medical care is provided through 36 specialist departments, 33 institutes and six interdisciplinary units. The co-location of patient care, research and teaching in a central building offers the best conditions for intensive interdisciplinary exchange and close clinical and scientific networking. Highly qualified teams of doctors, nurses and scientists work collaboratively to optimise the healthcare provision of our local, regional, national and international patients. Around 9,000 employees ensure that our care delivery is patient-oriented medicine and surpasses the highest quality standards. With 1,400 beds, the university hospital treats around 50,000 inpatient and 200,000 outpatient cases per year.

The Clinic for Gastroenterology, Metabolic Disorders and Internal Intensive Medicine (Medical Clinic III) is seeking a
Student Research Assistant (w/m/d) for Genetics Pipeline Development
The position can start as soon as possible with flexible working hours. The initial appointment will be for a period of 6 months, with the possibility of extension.

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Bachelor or Master student to join our research team. The successful candidate will assist in building a comprehensive genetics pipeline using data from the UK Biobank. This position offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in genetic data analysis, bioinformatics, and computational biology within a dynamic research environment focused on hepatology.
Key Responsibilities

Assist in the development and optimization of genetic analysis pipelines.
Process and analyze large-scale genetic datasets from the UK Biobank.
Implement and run bioinformatics tools and software for genetic data analysis.
Perform quality control checks on genetic data to ensure accuracy and reliability.
Collaborate with the research team to interpret and integrate genetic findings with clinical data.
Document and report analysis methods and results clearly and accurately.
Participate in regular team meetings and contribute to ongoing research discussions.

Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program in Genetics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics, or a related field.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Experience with programming languages such as Python, R, or similar.
Familiarity with bioinformatics tools and databases.
Basic understanding of genetic concepts and data.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Prior experience with large datasets or high-performance computing is a plus.

Gain practical experience in genetic data analysis and bioinformatics.
Opportunity to work with leading researchers in the field of hepatology and genetics.
Access to state-of-the-art research facilities and resources.
Flexible working hours to accommodate academic commitments.
Possibility to contribute to scientific publications and presentations.
Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to cschneider@ukaachen.de by 01 of August 2024:

A cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience.
A current CV/resume.
Academic transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable).
Contact information for two academic or professional references.
We look forward to receiving your application and exploring the potential for you to join our research team!
The salary will be based on the guidelines for student and research assistants.

This position is not gender specific.

The RWTH Aachen University Hospital promotes equal opportunities and diversity. Applications from women are expressly encouraged and if the applicant is suitable qualified, they will be given priority in accordance with the LGG. If suitably qualified, people with a registered disability will also receive priority.

Weekly hours are negotiable.

You should preferably use our digital application portal at www.karriere.ukaachen.de for your application. There you have the option of securing your documents in the electronic application folder to prevent unauthorized access. Applications that reach us by email to: bewerbung@ukaachen.de (this transmission path cannot be as effectively secured) will be transferred to the aforementioned portal and any accompanying documents will be disposed of in accordance with data protection regulations immediately after transfer. After the retention period has expired, the data in the portal will also be deleted. If you do not agree to a transfer to the Application portal your application cannot be considered.

The application deadline for the advertised position GB-P-48247 is 1st of August 2024.

For more detailed information please contact Jun.Prof.Dr.med. Carolin Schneider, E-Mail: cschneider@ukaachen.de.

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