[BioC] JOB: Microarray Bioinformatics Specialist

Robert Castelo robert.castelo at upf.edu
Tue Feb 26 14:36:43 CET 2008

(if you're interested please use the contact information at the end of
this email)


Group/Service: Scientific and Technical Services (STC).
Researcher Responsible of the project: Montserrat Torà.

The IMIM Foundation (IMIM-Hospital del Mar) has developed a competitive
research programme, and trained highly qualified research personnel in
the fields of biomedicine and health sciences. Our research is
categorised into five multidisciplinary programmes, organised around the
following themes: Cancer, Epidemiology and Public Health, Cardiovascular
and inflammatory processes, Biomedical Informatics,

The centre is run by Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), and since October
2006, has been located in the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB)
in downtown Barcelona, Spain, on the Mediterranean seafront. The PRBB
has a growing research community, with people coming from different
countries, and a critical mass in bioinformatics and molecular biology


We are looking for a highly motivated microarray data analyst with
experience in statistical analysis, computer tools and molecular biology
to support various genomic studies for researchers at the IMIM
Foundation in Barcelona. The successful candidate will be responsible
for the full cycle of microarray data analysis projects with a set of
public, licensed and in-house bioinformatics tools. He/she will
incorporate in the Scientific and Technical Services (SCT) and will
closely interact with other world-class bioinformatics analysts,
molecular biologists, immunologists, statisticians and computer
programmers in a well established bioinformatics environment.


MS/Ph.D Degree in bioinformatics or molecular biology; New Postdoc is
encouraged; Proved expertise in one or more of following biological data
analysis fields: microarrays, splice variants, SNPs, array CGH,
cis-elements, and miRNAs; Strong background in molecular biology;
Working knowledge of Linux/UNIX/Windows and popular bioinformatics tools
(e.g. Partek, R/Bioconductor, BLAST, etc.); The communication capability
to interact with biologists, statisticians and computer programmers in a
cross functional environment; Some knowledge of at least one programming
language (e.g. Perl, Python, Java).
Preferences: Knowledge of oracle databases and novel bioinformatics
algorithm development is a plus; Good publication record is desired.


Contract: Full-time temporary contract
Salary: according to profile and experience

For further information and/or in order to submit your CV, please
contact Laia Rabal of the Human Resources Service, mail: lrabal at imim.es,
tel. +34.933.160.608. Postal address: Dr. Aiguader 88, E-08003
Barcelona, Spain.

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