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Bioinformatician at the Regulation of Protein Synthesis in Eukaryotes lab

Bioinformatician at the Regulation of Protein Synthesis in Eukaryotes lab

The Institute

The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, based in Barcelona, Spain, with more than 400 scientists from 44 countries. The CRG is composed by an interdisciplinary, motivated and creative scientific team which is supported both by a flexible and efficient administration and by high-end and innovative technologies.

In April 2021, the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) received the renewal of the 'HR Excellence in Research' Award from the European Commission. This is a recognition of the Institute's commitment to developing an HR Strategy for Researchers, designed to bring the practices and procedures in line with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Charter and Code).

Please, check out our Recruitment Policy

The role

We are looking for a part-time bioinformatician in the lab of Fátima Gebauer to investigate the role of RNA binding proteins in cancer progression, through the analysis of public databases and custom-generated high-throughput genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics data.

About the team

Dr. Fátima Gebauer leads a team of motivated researchers working on RNA regulation and translational control in Drosophila development and human cancer. For more information about the group, please visit http://www.crg.es/fatima_gebauer

Whom would we like to hire?

Professional experience

Must Have

• You have a publication record demonstrating proficiency on high-throughput data processin
• You have experience on datamining

Desirable but not required/ Nice to have

• You have experience on RNA network analysis will be positively valued

Education and training

• You hold a PhD degree on Biology, Biochemistry and/or Bioinformatics


• You are fluent in English

Technical skills

• You have experience on iCLIP processing,
• You have knowledge of ribosome profiling, polysome profiling and/or proteomics


• You have highly developed organization skills
• You are independent
• You are self-driven

The Offer – Working Conditions

Contract duration: 11 months, part-time position (50%).
Estimated annual gross salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay scales.
Target start date: November 2021.

We provide a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructures, and unique professional career development opportunities. To check out our training and development portfolio, please visit our website in the training section.

We offer and promote a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The CRG is committed to reconcile a work and family life of its employees and are offering extended vacation period and the possibility to benefit from flexible working hours.

Application Procedure

All applications must include:

1. A motivation letter addressed to Dr. Fátima Gebauer.
2. A complete CV including contact details.
3. Contact details of two referees.

All applications must be addressed to Dr. Fátima Gebauer and be submitted online through the "Apply" button below. 

Selection Process

Pre-selection: The pre-selection process will be based on qualifications and expertise reflected on the candidates CVs. It will be merit-based.

Interview: Preselected candidates will be interviewed by the principal investigator online.

Offer Letter: Once the successful candidate is identified the Human Resources department will send a Job Offer, specifying the start day, salary, working conditions, among other important details.

Deadline: Please submit your application by 21st October 2021.

Suggestions: The CRG believes in ongoing improvement and promotes a culture of feedback. This is one of the reasons we have in place, at your disposal as a candidate, a mechanism to gather your suggestions/complaints concerning your candidate experience in our recruitment processes. Your feedback really matters to us in our aim at creating a positive candidate journey. You can make a difference and help us improve by letting us know your suggestions through the following form.

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