IRB Barcelona is seeking a highly motivated research and service-oriented Core Facility Manager to enlarge the services pipeline currently offered by its Functional Genomics Core Facility (FGC).
The FGC is charged with providing the research community at IRB Barcelona with cutting-edge techniques, including tools for genomic analysis and alterations of gene expression, as well as single-cell technologies.
Candidates for this post must be willing to tackle the challenges of a highly dynamic platform, which involve managing its growth, increasing the number of technical approaches offered, ensuring and following up equipment upgrade, and proactively building new professional networks.
To provide support to the IRB Barcelona research community.
To manage the services and projects undertaken in the facility, interpret, and communicate results.
To coordinate the facility staff conducting the projects.
To participate in the strategic planning of new developments based on the needs of the institute’s research community.
To develop technology and participate in the implementation of novel processes and procedures within the genomics field, with a special focus on the single-cell technologies.
To promote synergies and collaborations at the local, national and particularly international level.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & SELECTION CRITERIA
Must Have Required
Experience : more than 5 years of research in genomics.
Knowledge : technologies related to genomic analysis, in particular next-generation sequencing (NGS) and single-cell approaches.
Experience with NGS platforms, current analytical platforms, and associated informatics and computational skills are required.
Skills : excellent communication (mostly in English), leadership, and interpersonal skills. A service-based orientation and prior and solid managerial experience with a core facility or similar service are essential.
Experience : more than 3 years of managerial experience
Knowledge : bioinformatics / biostatistics tools
Skills : proactivity, organisational and negotiation skills
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENTITLEMENTS
Working conditions : Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations under a full-time contract. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity / paternity leave and injuries at work.
Estimated annual gross salary : Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
International environment : The opportunity to join a prestigious diverse and inclusive international research institution.
Benefits : Continuous training in a high-quality environment with unique professional career opportunities. Furthermore, IRB Barcelona is committed to work and family life conciliation, offering an extended vacation period and other work-life balance benefits.
HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION PROCESS