[BioC] Job offer: Microarray bioinformatician sought at the CRG - Barcelona

Lauro Sumoy Van Dyck lauro.sumoy at crg.es
Tue Jan 22 13:33:44 CET 2008

CRG Bioinformatician
CRG Programme: Bioinformatics and Genomics
CRG Group: Microarray Laboratory

1.	Post Description: BIOINFORMATICIAN
DUTIES: To provide expert support for the development of customized tools for data analysis of microarray experiments and integration with other types of high throughput genomic data. The successful candidate will be the leader and part of an interdisciplinary team interacting with members from the Bioinformatics and Genomics program at the CRG.
LOCATION: The CRG (Center for Genomic Regulation) is an up and growing research institution with state of the art facilities in the brand new building of the PRBB (Barcelona Biomedical Research Park). It is located in downtown Barcelona, on the Mediterranean seafront. Barcelona is an attractive cosmopolitan city in North Eastern Spain, in the region of Catalonia, with warm, easygoing and hospitable people and a rich history,. It has all the amenities of a large modern city, including lots of cultural activities, and the comforts of extensive public service and transportation system. The PRBB has a growing research community, with people from many countries, and a critical mass in bioinformatics and molecular biology, offering exciting opportunities for young scientists.

2.	Candidate requirements 
*	Experience: Bioinformatics and/or Statistics
*	Studies: A university degree (Diploma, BS, MSc, or PhD) in statistics, mathematics or computer science is preferred (although, with relevant background, other degrees in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacy, physics or medicine will be considered)
*	Languages: knowledge of English
*	Computer skills: Familiarity with microarray data analysis and/or serial analysis of gene expression and/or other sequence data analysis and/or applied satistics. Experience with the R statistical environment and Bioconductor tools highly desirable. Knowledge of the linux operative system, basic/advanced programming (perl, python or related), as well as some background in molecular biology will also be considered strong assets.
*	Personality: Independent, fast learner, with good communication skills and proven track record of team work.

3.	Conditions
*	Type of contract: 3 year contract (core funded)
*	Estimated annual gross salary: competitive salary according to profile and experience. 
*	Starting date: Within 30 days after the decision

4.	Application procedure
All applications must include:
*	A presentation letter addressed to Lauro Sumoy indicating the project title and the ref. number
*	A full CV including your contact details.
*	2 reference letters should be included.
*	Deadline: The search will remain open until the vacant position is filled.

Please submit your applications to the following e-mail addresses, indicating the offer reference in the message subject:

lauro.sumoy at crg.es. 
Centre de Regulació Genòmica (CRG) 
Dr. Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

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