City:  Bremen
Date:  Sep 27, 2023

Senior Scientist (Post-Doc) for the field of "Computer-assisted Diagnosis and Therapy" (f/m/d)

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

The Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS is a world-leading and internationally connected research center for computer assistance in medicine. With around 140 employees, our mission is performing patient-centric research to improve clinical processes for the benefit of our clinical partners. Together with you, we would like to build and expand our team in Hannover and extend our expertise in software support for data- and image-based diagnosis and therapy.


What you will do

In the role of a Senior Scientist, you will support us in opening up new research topics and expanding the Fraunhofer MEVIS team in Hannover. You will bring your personal experience and ideas with you and will build project teams and lead researchers and physicians working in the field of digital medicine. You will understand the requirements of industry and users of medical devices. You see the acquisition of scientific third-party funding and industry projects as a natural part of your job.


What you bring to the table

  • A Master's degree (or equivalent) and a doctoral degree in computer science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering or a related discipline 
  • experience in project acquisition and team leadership 
  • programming skills and experience in software development in the area of medical image processing or machine learning
  • enthusiasm for networking and work in an interdisciplinary environment
  • very good oral and writing skills in English and German
  • joy in communication and presenting the results of your work

You complement your professional qualifications with your personal strengths: you have strong conceptual and analytical skills, enjoy working in a team and bring a structured approach to work, curiosity for new topics and a high degree of initiative.


What you can expect

Across a broad range of potential topics, you will work to shape 21st century digital medicine

  • in a modern and innovative environment in close collaboration and neighborhood to Hannover Medical School 
  • in a collegial and appreciative working atmosphere, where diversity and equal opportunities are emphasized
  • with a wide range of internal and external training and development opportunities
  • with a good work-life balance thanks to flexible working hours and the possibility of home office (trust-based working time model))

Through our connections to various universities, there are opportunities for further academic qualifications (e.g. through habilitation).


The position is initially limited to 2 years. However, we are aiming for a long-term collaboration.


The weekly working time is 39 hours. The position can also be filled on a part-time basis.
The position is initially limited to 2 years. However, we are looking for a long-term cooperation with you.


We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.

With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 

Interested? Apply online now. We look forward to getting to know you!

Questions regarding the content will be answered by

Prof. Dr. Andrea Schenk


For organizational questions, please contact

Stefanie Jassmann


Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS 


Requisition Number: 64077                Application Deadline:


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