Postdoctoral Researcher in Bioinformatics

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

We seek a postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in computational bioinformatics to take a leading role in the development, implementation and operation of analysis pipelines for single cell DNA and RNA sequencing, and to provide bioinformatics support for the Single Cell Genomics Team.

The analyst will report to the Bioinformatics Development Group leader and the Single Cell Genomics Team leader.

1.Development, maintenance and deployment of analysis pipelines for single cell RNA and DNA sequencing at the CNAG.
2.Provide bioinformatics support for the Single Cell Genomics team.
3.Support of CNAG’s projects as required.


1.A Doctoral degree in Bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science or related discipline and/or proven experience in the field.
2.Previous experience in high-throughput genome analysis is required.
3.Very able with Unix operating systems
4.Skilled programmer in C, C++, Perl and/or Python. Knowledge of Java, R or other programming/analysis languages will be also valued.
5.Experience with revision control systems (CVS, SVN, Git) 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 February 28, 2014 indicating the offer reference in the message subject to the email address:

Informal enquiries about the position can be sent to:

About Our Organization: 

The CNAG has a park of twelve 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.