Computational Biology

Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (Barcelona)
Spain Barcelona


The new Cancer Computational Biology group (PI Jose A. Seoane) at Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) in Barcelona (Spain) is looking for a computational biologist to fill a Postdoctoral position.

We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with interest in development and application of computation tools to analyze cancer omics data. We are interested in both cancer biologists with experience in bioinformatics, and in computational scientist with interest in cancer research.

Research projects may involve, but not limited to:
• Epigenetic data analysis: What is the role of epigenetic modifications in drug resistance, cancer progression or metastasis?
• Multi-omic analysis: Application or development of tools that successfully integrate different modalities of genomic or clinical data.
• Biomarker discovery: Development of new biomarkers of cancer progression, drug resistance and metastasis using machine learning techniques.

We are expecting that the candidate will lead research projects, collaborate with biologist/physicians of different groups, present and publish the results in scientific conferences and journals, apply for fellowships and help to prepare grants.
We offer a two years appointment with a possible extension of one year.


We will consider highly motivated candidates with a recent PhD in Computer Science, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Cancer Biology, Cancer Genomics, Epigenetics and related fields. Computational candidates should have experience in genomics (cancer and/or epigenetics related experience is desired but not required). Strong background in data science/machine learning is desired. Cancer Biology/Genomics/Epigenetics candidates must have experience in bioinformatics and/or data science.
Language requirements: English.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please send an application to Jose A. Seoane ( including:

Cover letter with previous research experience, current and future research interest, including expected starting date.
Names and contacts of 2 referees.


Jose A. Seoane