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IRB Barcelona works to ensure fair and transparent recruitment, to promote equal opportunities, and to improve appraisal procedures.

In order to achieve these goals, and in the context of “HR Excellence in Research”, our institute endorses the Requirements and Principles of the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, and Open, Transparent, Merit-based recruitment promoted by the European Commission.

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IRB Barcelona seeks a talented and experienced Postdoctoral Researcher with expertise in Genetics, Epigenetics, Molecular and Cell Biology and strong peer-reviewed publication record and professional references to join the lab of Núria López-Bigas at the IRB Barcelona (

IRB Barcelona seeks an enthusiastic Programmer to join our bioinformatics team in the Molecular Modeling and Bioinformatics group (Structural Bioinformatics Program), under the framework of various H2020 funded European projects: BioExcel, Human Brain Project, Multiscale Complex Genomics (coordinated by IRB) and Elixir-Excelerate.

IRB Barcelona seeks a talented and experienced Research Assistant with deep expertise in bioinformatics and cancer genomics to join the lab of Dr.Núria López-Bigas at the IRB Barcelona ( 

The Molecular Modelling and Bioinformatics Research Group (led by Prof. M. Orozco) seeks a Project Manager for the H2020 collaborative projects granted to the group (1 of them as coordinator). The successful candidate will be employed under a fixed – term contract to cover a maternity leave (approximately 6 months).

IRB Barcelona seeks an experienced Bioinformatician to work in the Genome Data Science Laboratory (Dr. Fran Supek) at the Structural and Computational Biology Programme at the IRB Barcelona.

IRB Barcelona’s Pre-Award office, part of the Research & Academic Administration Department, is seeking a Pre-Award Officer.

IRB Barcelona’s Academic & International Scientific Affairs Office (AISA), part of the Research & Academic Administration Department, is seeking an Academic Research Programmes Officer.

IRB Barcelona seeks an experienced Finacial Project Officer to report to the Head of Finance. The Finance area is being strategically restructured, with this purpose the successful candidate will be in charge of an appropriate global vision of the laboratory area and to coordinate it. 

IRB Barcelona seeks a Head of Advancement and External Relations. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing and executing an overall advancement strategy to enhance and support IRB Barcelona’s international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence in biomedical research, advanced training, innovation and public engagement. 

IRB Barcelona seeks a Research Officer-Bioinformatician specialized in proteomics for the Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Core Facility.