Data Analyst

CNAG - Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico
Job Location: 
Barcelona, Spain
Job Description: 

We seek a Bioinformatician to participate in National, International and CNAG projects in the roles of data analysis and interpretation. The successful candidate will interact with CNAG’s collaborators participating in the projects.
The analyst will report to the Bioinformatics Analysis Group Leader and must be able to work independently on his/her specific tasks and as part of a team integrating a system.

1.Application and adaptation of data analysis pipelines, mainly for exome and whole genome sequencing studies.
2.Data mining and interpretation.
3.Participation at different levels in National and International projects.
4.Interaction with CNAG collaborators.


1.A Doctoral or Masters degree in Bioinformatics, Biology, Genetics or a related discipline and/or proven experience in the field.
2.Previous experience in high-throughput genome analysis such as variant calling and annotation or GWAS will be highly valued.
3.Experience with Unix operating systems.
4.Experience in Perl or similar language.
5.Experience with databases will be an advantage.
6.Good spoken and written English.

Contact Information: 

Interested candidates may submit a CV and a brief statement of experience and interests before September 15th, 2013 indicating the offer reference in the message subject (Ref. Data Analyst) to the following email address:

About Our Organization: 

The CNAG has a park of thirteen second generation DNA sequencers supported by an extensive informatics infrastructure, and is one of the major Genome Sequencing Centers in Europe.

The CNAG is actively involved in collaborative research projects on a number of specific topics: Disease Gene Identification, Cancer Genomics, Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Model Organism and Agrogenomics. In addition, we participate in several consortia of networked projects such as the International Cancer Genome Consortium and EU-funded projects such as RD-CONNECT, READNA, AIRPROM, ESGI, BLUEPRINT, IBD-Character and BBMRI-LPC.