Research Software Engineer in Neuroinformatics (m/f/x)

Faculty of Biology - Department of Biology II
Start date
as soon as possible
Application deadline
31 May 2021
Remuneration group

At the German Neuroinformatics Node (G-Node), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, a full-time position is available for the development of solutions for research data management in neuroscience. Variety and complexity of research data in this field bring the challenge of large-scale data access, consistent storage and efficient data analysis. G-Node is providing a data management platform for version control, collaborative sharing and publishing of research data. We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic individual to contribute to the development of this and other G-Node tools and services, working closely with other neuroinformatics initiatives and neuroscience laboratories.


Candidates should have excellent programming skills, preferably in Python, Go and other languages such as C++ or Java, experience in DevOps practices, and a strong interest in the development of open-source solutions for neuroscience. Expertise in any area of relevance, such as web development, databases, scientific software and analysis, experimental or computational neuroscience, would be beneficial.


The position is available immediately, for one year initially with possibility of extension. Salary is according to TV-L. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Individuals with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualification. Applications by women are specifically encouraged.

Also possible in a part-time capacity.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


Applications should include CV, statement of experience and motivation, code examples, and contact details for references. Informal inquiries prior to application are welcome.

Applications should be sent, preferably as single pdf file by E-Mail to Prof. Thomas Wachtler.


Where knowledge is everything. Become part of LMU Munich!

LMU researchers work at the highest level on the great questions affecting people, society, culture, the environment and technology — supported by experts in administration, IT and tech.

LMU offers state-of-the-art research infrastructure, an outstanding international network, attractive career opportunities and a broad spectrum of continuing personal development programs. In doing so, LMU supports its members in nurturing their talents and helping to shape their working environment.

In the course of your application for an open position at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München, you will be required to submit personal information. Please be sure to refer to our data protection guidelines — in accordance with Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) which concerns the collection and processing of personal data — as well as our LMU Privacy Policy. By submitting your application, you confirm that you have read and understood our data protection guidelines and privacy policy and that you agree to your data being processed in accordance with the selection process.

What are you looking for?