Job:Bioinformatician / Statistician Position - Ref.: 2016/45 - in Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
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Bioinformatician / Statistician Position - Ref.: 2016/45

Genomics and Bioinformatics Unit


Starting date: September 15, 2016.


Salary range: 24.000-30.000 € (brute, before taxes) commensurate with formal training and experience.


Job Description: Qualified bioinformatician / statistician to support genomics and bioinformatics unit core facility service activities.

Duties will include day to day tasks related to genomics bioinformatic and statistical data analysis derived from next generation sequencing and microarray technologies.


Interested applicants should send their CV, cover letter and references to:

PLEASE PUT THE REFERENCE (Ref.: 2016/45) in the subject of the mail or your application may not reach the right person.


Deadline for application submission: Rolling deadline will be reviewed bi-weekly from June 27 until the position is filled. Anticipated hiring decision to be taken by August 1st, 2016. Starting date as early as possible from September 15, 2016.


Main Responsibilities

Genomics data quality control, preprocessing and analysis for assays including mRNA and miRNA expression profiling, DNA genotyping, DNA sequencing, copy number and variant analysis, chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing and DNA methylation profiling.




Background: M.S. (with minimum 2 years experience in Bioinformatics and/or Statistics)


Languages: English and Spanish (required), Catalan is the local co-oficial language


Skills: Demonstrable working knowledge of linux operating system and basic to advanced programming skills (in bash, perl, python and/or R). Familiarity with open source bioinformatics and statistical analysis tools applied to genomic data derived from genomics technologies (next generation sequencing and/or microarrays) will be highly valued. Besides the requested technical skills, we are looking for applicants with excellent organizational, laboratory record keeping, interpersonal and communication abilities, to work in detail-oriented tasks in a team setting with a commitment to service.


What we offer

1 year contract, renewable depending upon performance.

Dynamic and stimulating scientific working environment.

Continued specialized training opportunities.


The IMPPC has state of the art research facilities and is set within the Institut Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP), a biomedical research institute designated as center of excellence by the Spanish Instituto de Salud Carlos III, associated to Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, a university teaching hospital located in Can Ruti, Badalona, next to Barcelona.


Official web announcement:


For more information please see the Genomics and Bioinformatics Unit page at or write to Lauro Sumoy at

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