Informatics Technician / Bioinformatics / Web Development (Reference 2021/05)

Centre / Institution:
Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol
Bioinformatics expertise:
Biomedical Informatics, Integrative Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics services unit, database maintenance, web development

Job description

Candidates are being sought for a position as a computer technician in the High Content Genomics and Bioinformatics Unit of the IGTP. If evaluated positively, you will join to carry out tasks related to supporting the bioinformatics analysis of data.


The tasks to be performed are:

a) Assistance in the quality control of genomic data

b) -Construction of databases of genomic experiments

c) -Web interface design with results databases

d) Support in the implementation of graphical interfaces with bioformatics tools (R shiny, python DASH)


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 University Hospital (HUGTP) and is located on the surrounding biomedical campus, Campus Can Ruti. It is a CLOSE 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) Vocational training degree with a higher degree training cycle in bioinformatics-web developer

b) Knowledge of programming tools (bash, python, php, html, C, javascript, perl, R).

c) Experience with databases and web application design 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 PTA grant application (call for Support Technician Positions). For more information see the link below.


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:



After a pre-selection of the candidacies, the most suitable ones will be interviewed.



The deadline for submitting applications will end on January 24, 2021.