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CNIO Hiring Predoctoral Research Assistant for the Bioinformatics Unit! Apply Now!

Bioinformatics Predoctoral Research Assistant Job at CNIO – Apply Now

About CNIO:

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) is a leading institution in cancer research in Europe. At CNIO, we are dedicated to conducting cutting-edge research to better understand and treat cancer.

Position: Predoctoral Research Assistant for the Bioinformatics Unit

Reference: AIPREBIOINF15

Start date: 09/07/2024

Expiration Date: 18/07/2024 23:59:00


The CNIO Bioinformatics Unit (BU) within the Structural Biology Program is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and talented student to conduct a PhD study within the field of Bioinformatics and single-cell genomics and transcriptomics. Key research areas include:

  • Single cell and spatial data analysis of cancer cells and tumoral microenvironment.
  • Genomics-based studies of resistance to targeted therapies.
  • Linking genomic features with tumor behavior, treatment response and clinical outcomes.

Selection Criteria

  • B.Sc. in Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. related to biomedical sciences
  • Practical experience in bioinformatics, single-cell data technologies, and data analysis. Experience in trajectory analysis is a plus.
  • Practical experience in spatial transcriptomics
  • Experience with NGS data analysis and high-throughput cancer genomics data.
  • Familiarity with widely used genomic databases and software. Knowledge in computational cancer genomics is a plus.
  • Familiarity with GNU/Linux cluster environments.
  • Experience using scripting and programming languages such as Python, R, and Bash.
  • Ability to perform collaborative research in a highly multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Proactive with strong initiative and creativity.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English required.

What CNIO Offers

  • The opportunity to be part of one of the few European Cancer Research Centres of excellence.
  • An excellent working, multidisciplinary environment.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Contract linked to a project.


Applicants should send their applications by e-mail to [email protected], clearly quoting the Reference: AIPREBIOINF15 in the subject line of the e-mail. Applications and resumes without a reference will not be considered.


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