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Postdoctoral position on Genetics and Regulatory Genomics

Postdoctoral position on Genetics and Regulatory Genomics

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 successful candidate will lead a project aimed at understanding the role of regulatory variation in human diabetes.  He or she will also participate in computational genomic analysis training and will support grant applications. 

About the team/ lab/ department

The regulatory genomics and diabetes group studies genome regulation in pancreatic beta cells, and tries to the role of gene networks in differentiation and disease mechanisms. It is a multidisciplinary team that combines approaches such as genome engineering in model systems, single cell genomics, computational regulatory genomics and human genetics.  It is funded by an advanced ERC grant, CIBERDEM, Fundacio Marato TV3, Horizon 2020 and Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovacion y Universidades.

Whom would we like to hire?

  • You hold a PhD in Computational Biology, Human Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics or a related field
  • You have at least 8 years of postgraduate experience in computational genomics, statistical genetic analysis
  • You have a publication track record with a leading role in the abovementioned areas
  • You have a track record in teaching bioinformatics in postgraduate programmes.

The Offer

  • Contract duration: 2 year contract
  • Estimated annual gross salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay scales.
  • Target start date: February 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 motivation letter addressed to Dr Jorge Ferrer.
  2. A complete CV including contact details.

  3. Contact details of two referees.

All applications must be addressed to Dr Jorge Ferrer and be submitted online through the "Apply" button below

Deadline: Please submit your application by 14th of December, 2018