Job offer: NGS TECHNOLOGIST (ref. 2021/134) [CLOSED]

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The IGTP needs a highly motivated NGS Technologist to contribute to accelerate the access to precision medicine in the field of cancer.

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary and dynamic group integrated by academic researchers and a private entrepreneurship, based in the IGTP at the Can Ruti Campus in Badalona. The major goal of the project is the development of genomic tools, including both innovative wet lab methods and sophisticated bioinformatic tools, to analyze genetic and epigenetic variations in cancer and other diseases.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

The applicant must have the following qualifications:

  • Wet-lab experience working with DNA/RNA related technologies.
  • Experience working with NGS and/or technology development.
  • Experience in a core facility, molecular diagnostics laboratory, or biotechnology. company is also a plus.
  • Previous experience in quality assessment is a plus.
  • Friendly, collaborative mindset, ability to multi-task and to work effectively.

The following items will be of value:

  • Higher degree training cycle in some field of life sciences or health.
  • It will be valued positive uyniversity degree in life sciences or related fields.
  • High organizational skills.
  • Very strong motivation and commitment, proactive mindset, getting-things-done attitude.
  • Written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Computational skills (Office, content management systems, etc.).

Persons with a degree of disability equal to or greater than 33 per 100, as accredited by the Spanish Autonomous Regions or the State Administration, or who have been declared to have a total permanent disability in a different profession through a resolution of the National Institute of Social Security, while retaining functional capacity for the completion of the tasks of the post will be positively considered.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

The specific tasks will be:

  • Development and execution of complex library preparation protocols (manually and/or with automated systems).
  • Optimization and testing of new protocols.
  • Troubleshooting of technical problems in the sample preparation and sequencing workflows.
  • Customer support and productive interaction with researchers with diverse backgrounds.
  • Quality management and implementation of standard procedures.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Contract for project with full time position.
  • Gross annual remuneration inherent in the position covered by this call, will be set according to the amount awarded for the grant awarded, distributed in 12 payments.
  • Flexible payment (childminding vouchers).
  • 23 days holiday and 5 days for personal matters.
  • Training capsules by the company.
  • Be part of an excellent multidisciplinary research center with the HRS4R badge.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

For more information see the link: www.germanstrias.org/

APPLICATIONS:

Those interested must send a letter of motivation explaining their interest in the post, a CV and the contacts of 2-3 referees to the address seleccio@igtp.cat

APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THE REFERENCE CODE IN THE SUBJECT LINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

After pre-selection the short list of candidates will be invited for interview.

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JOB OFFER: EPIGENOMICS BIOINFORMATICIAN (ref. 2019/29) [CLOSED]

Main Responsibilities

The individual in this position will be responsible for computational biology and bioinformatics support of genome-scale projects using advanced genomic technologies including in-house developed NGS methods. The major goal of the project is the obtention of genome-scale maps of epigenetic variation in human populations and disease. The project is highly collaborative and provides the opportunity to interact with investigators in different disciplines, including computational and experimental biology.

Primary duties will include, but will not be limited, to the design and implementation of algorithms to map, annotate, integrate and organize data generated by next generation sequencing instruments, and  downstream statistical analyses and validation. Duties will also include data-mining on high-throughput data sets and development of tools for data analysis, integration and visualization.

Requirements

Background: PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biology,  Mathematics, or a related field. Experience in biomedical computing. Proven proficiency in the management of Biological Databases, programming languages (R, Python, etc.) and biostatistics methods is required.

What we offer

  • A contract for a period of 12 months with possibility of extension
  • Competitive salary according to qualifications and experience
  • Integration in a collaborative scientific network devoted to high quality research in the field of cancer genomics and epigenomics
  • Dynamic interaction with other leading cancer research groups
  • Interaction with other bioinformatics groups within and outside of the institution
  • Possibility for career advancement and attendance to specialized training courses and scientific meetings

Additional information

For more information on the research of the Mechanisms of Cancer and Cell Differentiation group visit the web page at http://maplab.cat or write to Miguel A. Peinado at mpeinado@igtp.cat.

Deadline for applications: 24 March 2019

How to apply

Interested applicants should send the following documents to rrhh@igtp.cat and mpeinado@igtp.cat:

  • A short statement of motivation
  • A CV including your contact details
  • Names, email and telephone numbers of two referees

 

PLEASE INDICATE THE REFERENCE 2019/29 in the subject of the mail.

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JOB POSITION: Scientific Coordinator (ref. 2019/24) [CLOSED]

We are seeking an enthusiastic Scientific Coordinator to manage a collaborative project “GEUS” aimed to bring advances in Genomics and Epigenomics to research and medical applications. The project is a partnership between academic institutions and the biotech industry.

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JOB POSITION: EPIGENOMICS BIOINFORMATICIAN (ref. 2018/113) [CLOSED]

Main Responsibilities

The individual in this position will be responsible for computational biology and bioinformatics support of genome-scale projects using advanced genomic technologies including in-house developed NGS methods. The major goal of the project is the obtention of genome-scale maps of epigenetic variation in human populations and disease. The project is highly collaborative and provides the opportunity to interact with investigators in different disciplines, including computational and experimental biology.

Primary duties will include, but will not be limited, to the design and implementation of algorithms to map, annotate, integrate and organize data generated by next generation sequencing instruments, and  downstream statistical analyses and validation. Duties will also include data-mining on high-throughput data sets and development of tools for data analysis, integration and visualization.

Requirements

Background: PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biology,  Mathematics, or a related field. Experience in biomedical computing. Proven proficiency in the management of Biological Databases, programming languages (R, Perl, Java, C++, Python, etc.) and biostatistics methods is required.

What we offer

  • A contract for a period of 12 months with possibility of extension
  • Competitive salary according to qualifications and experience
  • Integration in a collaborative scientific network devoted to high quality research in the field of cancer genomics and epigenomics
  • Dynamic interaction with other leading cancer research groups
  • Interaction with other bioinformatics groups within and outside of the institution
  • Possibility for career advancement and attendance to specialized training courses and scientific meetings

Additional information

For more information on the research of the Mechanisms of Cancer and Cell Differentiation group visit the web page at http://maplab.cat or write to Miguel A. Peinado at mpeinado@igtp.cat.

Deadline for applications: 30 October 2018

How to apply

Interested applicants should send the following documents to rrhh@igtp.cat and mpeinado@igtp.cat:

  • A short statement of motivation
  • A CV including your contact details
  • Names, email and telephone numbers of two referees

 

PLEASE INDICATE THE REFERENCE 2018/113 in the subject of the mail.

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JOB POSITION: EPIGENOMICS BIOINFORMATICIAN (ref. 2017/05) [CLOSED]

We are assembling an interdisciplinary group to develop a collaborative project between academia and private entrepreneurship and welcome creative people from diverse backgrounds. Our project aims to bring the advances of Genomics and Epigenomics technologies to routine applications in health and biomedical research. Please visit our web sites for more information about our work.

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Requirements:

We are looking for a bionformatician to be responsible of the computational analysis of epigenetic changes in genome-scale projects using in-house developed next generation sequencing technology.  The ultimate goal of the project is the improvement of genomic tools to analyze genetic and epigenetic variations in cancer and other diseases.

A good background on the analysis of epigenetic modifications, especially methylation, using NGS technologies is highly desirable, as well as experience in job scheduling in grid/cloud computing. Proven proficiency in the management of Biological Databases, programming languages (R, Perl, C++, Python, etc.) and statistical methods is required.

Conditions: Salary will be internationally competitive.

How to apply: Please send your application to rrhh@igtp.cat and copy to: mpeinado@igtp.cat

Applications should include:

  • A CV including your contact details
  • Names, email and telephone number of at least two referees
  • A short statement of motivation

 

PLEASE QUOTE THE REFERENCE CODE ON ALL APPLICATIONS

Position posted: January 2017

Last date for Applications: 15th February 2017