Bioinformatics Technician (Reference 2021/04)

Centre / Institution:
Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol
Bioinformatics expertise:
Bioinformatics of Disease and Treatment, Biostatistics, Computational Genomics, Functional Genomics, Genetic Variation Analysis, Integrative Bioinformatics, Metagenomics, Pathogen Informatics, Transcriptomics
Bioinformatics services unit

Job description

Candidates sought for a position as a bioinformatics technician in the High Content Genomics and Bioinformatics Unit of the IGTP. If evaluated positively, you will join the unit to perform tasks related to the bioinformatics data analysis. The tasks to be performed are: a) Preprocessing and quality control of genomic data b) Bioinformatics and integrative analysis of genomic, epigenomic, metagenomic, transcriptomic, metabolic and proteomic data c) Communication with users and preparation of results reports d) Maintenance of data repository and documentation of bioinformatics procedures and tools The Germans Trias i Pujol Institute for Research in Health Sciences (IGTP) is a public research center located on the Can Ruti Biomedical Campus, Badalona, ​​near Barcelona. The IGTP focuses its research on improving the care and life of patients. The institute is attached to one of the largest teaching hospitals in the Barcelona area, the Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital (HUGTP), located on the surrounding biomedical campus, Campus Can Ruti. It is a CERCA center; member of the biocluster supported and supervised by the Generalitat de Catalunya. It is also accredited as a Center of Excellence by the Instituto Carlos III (Spanish Government) and, in this sense, acts as an umbrella organization for scientific research on campus, where it works closely with other centers located there. Bioinformatics and, in particular, genomics is a research area shared by many research groups on the Can Ruti campus that make use of the services offered by the Unit.

Desired skills and expertise

a) Bachelor's / master's degree in bioinformatics b) Demonstrable practical knowledge of statistics, and use and / or development of bioformatics tools c) Knowledge of R, python, perl, bash, awk programming and experience as an advanced Linux system user d) Previous experience in data analysis in multidisciplinary research environments will be valued

Contract duration and other benefits

Contract for a full-time research project. The gross annual remuneration inherent in the position subject to this call will be set according to the amount awarded for the grant awarded, distributed in 12 payments. Child care benefits (daycare tickets) 23 days of vacation + 9 personal days per year Training capsules by the company. Be part of an excellent multidisciplinary research center with HRS4R recognition.

Required information and contact

Availability is requested to apply as a candidate in the application for grants (call for grants for hiring Bioinformatics Technicians from IIS ISCIII, Ministry of Health, and/or Technical Support Staff 2020, Ministry of Science and Innovation) Interested persons should send a letter of motivation explaining their interest in the site, their CV and contact of 2 references by email to the address (cc: CANDIDATES THAT DO NOT INDICATE THE REFERENCE OF THE OFFER IN THE SUBJECT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED After a pre-selection of the candidacies, the most suitable ones will be interviewed. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: The deadline for submitting applications will end on January 24, 2021.