TeamLeader TechnologyDevelopmentand Single CellAnalysis

Job Location
Av. Aiguader, 88
08003 Barcelona Barcelona
Job Description

The present call is for a teamleader to head up the Technology Development and Single Cell Analysis Team.

The successful applicant will be in charge of a team of 2-4 people (postdocs, engineers and technicians) with the responsibility to develop, test and implement new methods in order to extend the portfolio of the CNAG. New methods will be elaborated up to SOPs and will be transferred to production teams. Emphasis will be on advanced genomics techniques such as epigenomic analyses, low-input and challenging input material (e.g.FFPE) and single cell analysis.

Single cell analysis will be of particular importance as the handling of single cell projects falls within the remit of this team. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to integrated projects, preparation of project and grant proposals, preparation of reports and scientific manuscripts. He/she is also encouraged to initiate projects, develop new ideas and prepare independent funding proposals.

The successful candidate will report to the Head of the Sequencing Unit  and closely collaborate with production oriented teams and bioinformatics teams.



1. Provide leadership of the Technology Development and Single Cell Analysis Team.
2. Establishment and implementation of new techniques.
3. Establishment and execution of single cell analysis projects.

Candidate profile:

1. A Doctoral degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Bio-engineering or related discipline.
2. Postdoctoral experience (>3years).
3. Demonstrated ability to lead and complete projects.
4. Ability to work towards tight deadlines.
5. Excellent organizational and communications kills.
6. Good spoken and written English.

How to Apply

A cover letter and a full CV including contact details should be sent to:

Reference: CNAG TeamLeader TD-SC

Applications must be submitted in English

 Deadline for applications: 30thAugust2015

About Our Organization

The CNAG is one of the major Genome Analysis Centers in Europe. It operates  twelve second generation DNA sequencers supported by an extensive informatics infrastructure.

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 Genomics and Synthetic Biology Genomics. Inaddition, we participate in several consortia of networked projects such as the International Cancer Genome Consortium (, the International Human Epigenome Consortium ( and the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium ( and EU  - funded projects such as AIRPROM, ESGI, BLUEPRINT, RD-Connectand IBD - Character.

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