Position: (Bio-)Statistican

Department: Biostatistics

Code number: 2020-0196

The German Cancer Research Center is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany. With more than 3,000 employees, we operate an extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research.

Job description:

  • Provide biostatistical consulting and support for groups at the DKFZ in all phases of their projects in cancer research, from the design of studies to data analysis and interpretation and publication of results, with a focus on clinical trials
  • Provide support for the division’s quality management system for clinical trials, including maintenance of and training in the division’s standard operating procedures
  • Provide support for the division’s computer cluster and technical infrastructure
  • Develop and apply novel biostatistical methods and analysis strategies


  • Master/Diploma/PhD in (bio-)statistics, mathematics or a related discipline
  • Knowledge within the field of statistics
  • Solid statistical programming skills, preferably with R
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary research

We offer:

  • Interesting, versatile workplace
  • International, attractive working environment
  • Campus with modern state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Salary according to TV-L including social benefits
  • Possibility to work part-time
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive further training program

Earliest Possible Start Date: as soon as possible

Duration: The position is limited to 2 years with the possibility of prolongation.

The position can in principle be part-time.

Application Deadline: 27.09.2020


Prof. Dr. Annette Kopp-Schneider
Phone +49 (0)6221/42-2391

Please note that we do not accept applications submitted via email.

The German Cancer Research Center is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and encourages female applicants to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.                           

To apply for a position please use our online application portal (www.dkfz.de/jobs).

We ask for your understanding that we cannot return application documents that are sent to us by post (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Personalabteilung, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg) and that we do not accept applications submitted via email. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.