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Programmer/Bioinformatician contract at the Structural Genomics Group

Programmer/Bioinformatician contract at the Structural Genomics Group

The Institute

The Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (CNAG-CRG) is one of the largest Genome Sequencing Centers in Europe. CNAG-CRG researchers participate in major International Genomic Initiatives such as the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC), the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC), the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC) and the European Infrastructure for life-science information (ELIXIR), as well as in several EU-funded projects.

It is integrated with the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), 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' logo 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

Currently, we are looking for candidates with a minimum of a master in Bioinformatics or Computational-related sciences who can demonstrate codding experience and knowledge. The candidate will need to have experience in analysis of NGS and creating user interface and data visualizations for large datasets. Knowledge of computational approaches and use of R and/or Python coding is a must. This position will be funded by a fellowship associated to our research project H2020 3D’Omics (GA 101000309) entitled “Three-dimensional holo’omic landscapes to unveil host-microbiota interactions shaping animal production”.

Please, visit our web site at http://marciuslab.org to grasp similar projects you could be involved by joining our Team. For all publications from the group please visit http://marciuslab.org/www/publications.

About the team

In a nut-shell, our group at the National Center for Genomic Analysis - Centre for Genomic Regulation (CNAG-CRG) develops and uses experimental and computational approaches for characterizing the molecular regulation of cells by studying the structure of macromolecules and their complexes. In particular, we focus on chromatin and tissues.

Our group (http://marciuslab.org/www/people) is very interdisciplinary (the team has been composed by biologists, biochemists, physicists, architects, mathematicians, statisticians, pharmacists, molecular biologists, and geneticists, among others), young (http://marciuslab.org/www/people/?lab_pics), international and dynamic. We strive to make our people's stay as fun as possible while enjoying science. If you like such environment, apply to this position!

Whom would we like to hire?

Professional experience

Must Have

• You have previous experience in databases and data visualization

Desirable but not required/ Nice to have

• You have experience in NGS analysis

Education and training

• You hold a Master degree in Bioinformatics or Computational-related Sciences

Languages

• You are fluent in English

Technical skills

• You have knowledge of Python and/or R language programming

Competences

• You are proactive
• You are a dynamic person
• You are a team worker
• You have highly developed organizational skills

The Offer – Working Conditions

• Contract duration: Long term position subject to external funding
• Estimated annual gross salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay scales
• Target start date: 15 April 2022.

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. Marc A. Marti-Renom.
2. A complete CV including contact details.
3. Contact details of two referees.

All applications must be addressed to Dr. Marc A. Marti-Renom and be submitted online on 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 Dr. Marc A. Marti-Renom.

₋ 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 3rd April, 2022

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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