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Researcher/technical support position at the Structural Bioinformatics Group

Job Description:

We are seeking for a researcher/bioinformatician with capacity to offer technical support for the improvement of programmes generated in the group and the development of new ideas and services within the scientific subject of this announcement (see further).

Note: Interest in developing new approaches and research advances in the scientific topics of our group.


The successful candidate will be involved in the improvement, development, update and web-platform service development of the programs of the SBI. The work will be focused in the development and improvement of the tools of the group for the analysis of protein-interactions and network rewiring, implying new aspects of research, preparing the services for the analysis of the TF interactions with DNA.

Project and Institution that finance the contract: The work is supported by grant: INB - Instituto Nacional de Bioinformática, Plan Estatal de Fomento de la Investigación Científica y Técnica de Excelencia (2013-2016) -  ISCIII, from the Spanish Ministry of Economy (MINECO), FEDER and Agencia Estatal de Investigación sources.

Official number reference: PR03917 - ISCIII-PT17/0009/0014 F.Sanz FEDER

Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge of structural bioinformatics techniques (docking, template-based homology modelling, sequence and structure alignment, etc.)
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Excellent programming/scripting skills in:
    • Script/Programming languages: Python
    • Specificities: BioPython, Numpy, Tkinter.
    • Programming languages: C or C++ or Java.
    • Web programming knowledge:
    • Angular JS, JavaScript or PHP.
    • Django or Bottle.
    • CGI.
    • Database programmer: SQL/MySQL or SQLite or MongoDB
    • Graduate/engineer in one of the following areas: mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, informatics, human biology, biomedical engineering.
    • Master or equivalent in bioinformatics or computational biology, or in the process of obtaining

Benefits of the opening: We offer a two month contract, full-time, Gross salary around 22.000 eur/year.

Information on the application process: Send CV to (Ref. INB)

Deadline to submit applications : February 25th 2021

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