Job Advertisement: Student Assistant 20h/month (m/f/d)


The team around PD Murua Escobar at the Department of Haematology, Oncology and Palliative Medicine at the University Medical Centre Rostock is looking for a committed and motivated research assistant.

You will support us in the visualisation of next generation sequencing results in the field of DNA
and RNA analysis in oncology. Using available R-tools, the temporal course of the disease is to
be visualised from comprehensive genetic data sets and the influence of therapeutic interventions
is to be evaluated. By visually processing the data, patterns and trends can be identified that may
contribute to improving diagnostics and treatment in the future.
As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to work at the interface between medical
research and clinical translation and gain valuable experience in an interdisciplinary academic


  • Supporting the implementation and establishment of bioinformatics algorithms and software tools
  • Data acquisition, analysis and interpretation using statistical methods
  • Supporting the translation into clinical diagnostics


  • Enrolled student (m/f/d) in the field of bioinformatics, computer science, mathematics or a comparable field of study
  • Sound application knowledge in R
  • Interest in medical questions
  • Ability to work in a team and good communication skills
  • Good written and spoken English skills

We offer:

  • A varied job in a clinical research environment
  • The opportunity to gain practical experience in scientific work
  • Flexible working hours for compatibility with your studies
  • A motivated team that will support you in your personal and professional development

If you are interested in this position, please send your application documents (cover letter, CV) by e-mail to PD Dr Hugo Murua Escobar (

We look forward to receiving your application!

Contact for further information:

PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Hugo Murua Escobar
Phone: 0381 494-45800 / -7519