Postdoctoral researcher in high-throughput transcriptomics (R2)

Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral (Temporary - 1 year renewable)
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Postdoctoral researcher in high-throughput transcriptomics (R2)

The candidate will lead the analysis of a unique dataset of thousands of human transcriptomes in collaboration with researchers at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. To this end, he/she will develop new tools to analyze expression and splicing variation across human tissues and develop statistical methods to find complex patterns across interrelated samples. Finally, the successful candidate will develop and analyze high throughput functional assays to address the question of how genetic variation alters gene expression and ultimately leads to disease.


Conduct cutting-edge research
Publish results in high-profile scientific journals and disseminate them at international conferences
Collaborate with various international research groups


Strong programming skills including proficiency in programming with bash, python, R, perl, or similar, and/or experience working in HPC clusters Some experience with Next Generation Sequencing data analysis Capacity to work as a team in a highly collaborative and diverse environment Capacity to contribute to research projects with novel research ideas and analysis Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English

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Additional Information


The position will be located at BSC within the Life Sciences Department We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures Duration: Temporary - 1 year renewable Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona Starting date: as soon as possible

Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

A motivation letter with a statement of interest, including two contacts for further references. Applications without this document will not be considered

A full CV including contact details


The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.