Scientific Software Developer (f/m/d) - Fries Lab

The lab of Pascal Fries at the Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in cooperation with Max Planck Society in Frankfurt, Germany, recently started developing a novel software frame-work: Systems Neuroscience Computing in Python (SyNCoPy). SyNCoPy is a fully open-source Python environment for neuronal data analysis. SyNCoPy is scalable and built for very large datasets. It is designed to excel in high-performance computing (HPC) environments by leveraging the parallelization and distributed-computing capabilities of Dask, a modern data analytics framework. It is compatible with the MATLAB toolbox FieldTrip. To pursue the further development of SyNCoPy, the Fries Lab is complementing the current SyNCoPy team with a

Scientific Software Developer (f/m/d)

The position is initially limited to a period of two years with the possibility of extension and can start as soon as possible.





What we offer:

The successful candidate will benefit from the mentoring of the existing SyNCoPy team of two experienced Research Software Engineers. An integral part of the position is the further development of skills in the above mentioned areas through workshops and courses. The salary is in accordance with the TVöD (Bund). Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter briefly explaining their professional background and programming experience, a CV, and, if possible, web-links to relevant software projects they contributed to as one PDF file to hr-esi(at)) with the subject line “SyNCoPy Fries Lab” before January 31st, 2022. Equal opportunities and diversity are important to us! All potential candidates are equally welcome and encouraged to apply. The ESI offers a family-friendly working environment with affordable childcare (children between 3 and 36 months) in the immediate vicinity and is easily accessible by public transport and offers free parking on the institute premises. Please consider our data protection regulations.