Bioinformatician (IDIBELL)

Centre / Institution:
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute
Bioinformatics expertise:
Bioinformatics of Disease and Treatment

Job description

The candidate must be willing to apply for partial funding in the PTA - MINECO 2019 call.

  • Participate in omics data analysis generated with high-throughput technologies.

  • Provide technical support in the development, implementation and  improvement of tools, pipelines and/or procedures as needed.

  • Provide technical support in the development, administration and maintenance of databases (e.g. SQL, No SQL, data warehouses,...).

  • Write reports and prepare technical documents.

  • Provide support in writing research proposals.

  • Participate in bioinformatics training activities addressed to research staff.

Desired skills and expertise

  • Education: Graduate/engineer in Bioinformatics, Omics Data Analysis or related studies.
  • Experience: Not required
  • Languages: Good wiriting and speaking levels in English and Spanish.

    Technical skills:

    • Experience in Linux at admin level.

    • Scripting languages: R/Bioconductor, Python or Perl

    • Good programming skills in C++ or Java.

    • Excellent programing skills in MySQL or PostgreSQL.

    • Knowledge in high-throughput data analysis.

    • Applicant should know how to use main tools and bioinformatic resources and to work comfortably in Unix/Linux environments.

  • Soft skills:

  • Interested in biomedical research and in computational methods to answer biological questions linked to clinical questions.

  • Ability to communicate in non-technical terms to non-technical people

  • Motivated, enthusiastic, customer oriented and highly collaborative person.

Contract duration and other benefits

  • Type of contract: Linked to PTA-MINECO 2019 grant.

  • Full-time (40 hours per week)
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday, from 9h to 18h.
  • Professional Category: Platform Technician

  • Salary (annual gross): According to the salary grid (and linked to the 2019 Aids for recruiting Technical Support Personnel (PTA) - MINECO 2019)
  • Job location: IDIBELL, l'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona.

Required information and contact

Documents required:

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum vitae

Deadline for sending CVs will be next 22/01/2020

Candidates must present documents through the website IDIBELL