Postdoctoral researcher in bioinformatics at the Cancer Predisposition and Biomarkers group

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Grupo de Medicina Xenómica (GMX)


The Genomics Medicine Group is looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher. The candidate will join the Cancer Predisposition and Biomarkers group led by Dr Ceres Fernandez-Rozadilla (

Current research topics in the group include:
  • The characterisation of the genetic susceptibility factors to gastrointestinal cancers using omic data
  • Single-cell omic profiling
  • Omics in liquid biopsy for the development of novel cancer biomarkers
  • Toxicity pharmacogenomics in cancer
  • The group is currently funded by the ISCIII, Horizon Europe MSCA Actions, CRIS contra el cancer and Fundación Olga Torres.

Candidate requisites:

  • Doctorate in bioinformatics
  • Experience in genomics and/or transcriptomic analyses
  • Coding Bioconductor (R), bash, python
  • English fluency

Valued skills:

  • Previous experience on the cancer field
  • Experience on GWAS data analysis, PRS, fine-mapping
  • Experience on omic data analysis

We offer:

  • We would like to recruit a capable researcher that can lead bioinformatic projects on the topics presented in the group description (see Fernández-Rozadilla et al. Nat Genet 2022 and other publications in the link for a reference).
  • A nurturing work environment in a translational and multidisciplinary group
  • Participation in funded projects
  • Training in bioinformatics, specifically oriented to NGS data analysis and interpretation of its biological basis
  • Interaction with national and international reference research groups on genomics, with the possibility to undertake research stays
  • Transversal training for multi-dimensional skill development towards the excellence training guidelines provided by Horizon Europe
Funding for this position will depend upon the candidate's application to the available public and private calls (MSCA Individual Fellowships, AECC postdoctoral grants, AES, MINECO, etc).


Interested candidates may send a narrative CV and a motivation and reference letters to: