Software Engineer (m/f/d) for Artificial Intelligence focused medical research

  • Universitätsklinikum Würzburg
  • Würzburg, Germany
  • 05/06/2024
Full time Data Engineering Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence Software Engineering Data Warehouse

Job Description


Deadline for application: 31.07.2024

The Clinic for internal medicine II, gastroenterology of the university hospital Würzburg is looking for a Software Engineer (m/f/d) for Artificial Intelligence focused medical research

We offer

You will become fully acquainted with medical processes and work in an interdisciplinary team.
You will be a part of our international clinical research group and exchange ideas with physicians, nurses, engineers and computer scientists.

Furthermore, we offer:

  • free gym and other sport opportunities
  • internal residential market
  • own apartment-houses
  • attractive town in an excellent surrounding (
  • childcare facilities nearby the hospital with advanced opening hours
  • reduced parking fee
  • adequate payment
  • internal and external training opportunities
  • financial support for visiting conferences
  • company subscription for public transportation

Your Tasks

Our research projects are in a diverse field of activities embedded in a network of clinical centers all over Germany and are focused on improving patient care through

  • Digitalization … to make data and research more accessible.
  • Deep Learning … to extract information from various sources in order to understand diseases and improve patient care
  • 3D Printing … to develop new technologies such as endoscopic tools

Your part in the team will be to improve our current IT infrastructure in order to meet requirements for upcoming projects:

  • Extending our current endoscopy database framework (Python, Django, PostgreSQL)
  • Work on frontend web services including annotation solutions and regular websites (Django, streamlit, prodigy)
  • Network administration (OpenVPN, basic network administration)
  • Develop AI applications (PyTorch, PyTorch Lightning, sklearn, SpaCy)
  • Help to connect clinical routine documentation and our research infrastructure (SAP, PostgreSQL, Nextcloud, NixOS)
  • Scientific work including planning, execution and evaluation of clinical studies with a digital focus
  • Analysis and publication of existing data from multicenter studies using machine learning

Your Profile

  • Academic degree in the fields of computer science OR engineering
  • Interest in scientific research with a medical focus
  • Practical experience developing applications for data analysis, machine learning, MLOps / DevOps
  • Previous knowledge in database administration, especially involving SAP systems is highly preferential
  • Very good knowledge of English, both written and spoken (C1)
  • Interest in improving patient care through scientific work
  • High level of motivation, initiative and team orientation

This is what you can look forward to

Training and continuing education
Retirement Pension Plan
Flexible working hours
Sports and Fitness Options
Employee Events

Become part of the team: Apply now!

Dr. Thomas Lux
Assistant Doctor / Head of the ColoReg study via the Gastroenteology Foundation
Tel: +49931 201 40247

Remuneration is in accordance with the relevant collective agreements. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are otherwise equally qualified.