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Postdoc Position at the laboratory of Dr. Roderic Guigó

Postdoc Position at the laboratory of Dr. Roderic Guigó

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 shares principles of an interdisciplinary, motivated and creative scientific team that is supported by high-end and innovative technologies and a flexible and efficient administration.

CRG has been conferred with a badge of ‘HR Excellence in Research’ by the European Commission, in recognition to its progress in implementing the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers, that among others consists of transparent, merit-based recruitment procedures and attractive work-life balance working conditions.

For further information: www.crg.eu

The role

The Computational Biology of RNA Processing Group of CRG is recruiting a Postdoc Researcher to work in a RIS3CAT-funded project aiming the valorization of the European Genome-phenome Archive (EGA) for Industry and Society. The principal duties of the postdoc will involve taking part in collaborative functional genomics projects for the benefit of public health and society (including benchmarking, processing and analysing omics tools/datasets) as well as disseminating the open ecosystem of computational biomedical technologies through training, courses and dissemination activities.

About the team/ lab/ department

The bulk of the research in the group currently focuses on the mechanisms underlying RNA production (transcription) and post-processing (splicing), and on the relationship between tissue transcriptomes and phenotypes, and it is increasingly incorporating high throughput and experimental approaches.

Whom would we like to hire?


  • You hold a Doctorate in Computational Biology or similar


  • You have experience in transcriptomics data analysis and visualization
  • You have teaching/training experience

Technical skills required:

  • You can program in different languages
  • You have skills in Statistics
  • You have experience in data visualization


  • You are fluent in English

Soft skills:

  • You have an open personality and capable to easily interact with people of different scientific backgrounds

The Offer

  • Duration: until December, 31st ,2019
  • Estimated annual gross salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with CRG’s pay scales.
  • Starting date: January 2019

We provide a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructures, and unique professional career development opportunities.

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

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 presentation letter addressed to Dr. Roderic Guigó.
  2. A full CV including contact details.

  3. Contact details of two referees.

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

Deadline: Please submit your application by the 20th of December, 2018

001-P-001647 (RIS3CAT/FEDER, EU)