Affimed (Nasdaq: AFMD) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company which engineers targeted immunotherapies, seeking to improve patient outcomes through the power of innate immunity. Affimed’s fit-for-purpose ROCK® platform allows innate immune engagers to be designed for specific patient populations. We are developing single and combination therapies to treat cancers.

To strengthen our highly motivated team in Heidelberg, Germany, we are looking for a fulltime

Bioinformatician (f/m/d)

(Reference No. C2113)

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  • Design analyses on complex data sets, such as high-dimensional biomarker, cell phenotypes and gene expression data
  • Perform analyses and generate outputs of clinical/pre-clinical and biomarker data on study and program level (pooled data)
  • Drive translation of processed data into hypotheses to guide experimental validation
  • Participate in writing of biomarker statistical analysis plans
  • Collaborate with external laboratory vendors
  • Communicate and collaborate with different scientific and operational disciplines and contribute to multidisciplinary teams


  • Master/Diploma/PhD in bioinformatics, mathematics, biology or a related discipline
  • Work experience within the pharmaceutical industry or academia and/or clinical trials (5+ years) (e.g. computational immunology)
  • Work experience with CyTOF, FACS and single cell analyses
  • Knowledge within immune oncology and NK cell biology and other innate immune cells is a plus
  • Very good statistical programming skills in R
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English
  • Oral communication skills in German is a plus
  • Proactive and independent thinker


The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, highly motivated, multidisciplinary and collegial team.
For any queries, please contact Susanne Hering (Tel: 06221 6743 675, e-mail:

October 2021

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