Técnico/a Titulado Superior en el marco de Infraestructura de Medicina de Precisión asociada a la Ciencia y Tecnología (IMPACT-DATA SCIENCE)

Deadline for submitting applications: 
Wednesday, 1 March, 2023

The Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (F.S.P.) CNIC has been conceived to develop research of excellence, competitive and of international relevance in relation to cardiovascular diseases. The CNIC has a research center of 24,000 m2, located in Madrid, with more than 6,000 m2 for laboratories equipped with a state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment.

The CNIC is considering applications for a Graduate specialized in bioinformatics to join the Bioinformatics Unit led by Dr. Sánchez-Cabo. For additional information about the CNIC Bioinformatics Unit: https://www.cnic.es/en/investigacion/bioinformatics

This post is financially supported by the Institute of Health Carlos III (ISCIII) and co-funded by the European Union, Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER) “una manera de hacer Europa”. Grant reference: IMP/00019, Title: iDATA-MP, Call: Infraestructura de Medicina de Precisión asociada a la Ciencia y Tecnología (IMPaCT-2020).



To work as a bioinformatician within the IMPACT- Data Science program, financed by the National Health Institute Carlos III. In particular, the successful candidate will work on the development of web-based applications and in the implementation of bioinformatic tools in containers. 

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Graduate in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science or similar discipline

Valuable Requirements

  • Experience working with scripting languages (R/python scripting)
  • Experience developing web applications
  • Experience working in High Performance Computing
  • Interview

We offer:

  • Opportunity to work in a leading cardiovascular research institution equipped with state-of-the-art resources and technology.
  • Integration in a young translational research team, in a highly competitive environment
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Contract “de duración determinada”, of 3 month duration, in accordance with “Real Decreto-ley 32/2021, de 28 de diciembre, de medidas urgentes para la reforma laboral, la garantía de la estabilidad en el empleo y la transformación del mercado de trabajo, disposición adicional quinta”, as long as the selected candidate complies with the legal requirements for the formalization of the contract in accordance with the Spanish labor law.

Selection Plan:

The RESOLUTION OF THE SECRETARIAT OF STATE FOR PUBLIC FUNCTION APPROVING THE COMMON ACTION CRITERIA FOR THE RECRUITMENT PROCESSES IN THE STATE PUBLIC SECTOR ENTITIES of April 11, 2022, set forth in point 6.1 that “Unless a specific regulation establishes a merit-bases recruitment system (concurso), the competition (concurso-oposición) must be the recruitment system”.

In CNIC, the specific regulations approved by the Foundation's board of trustees establish a merit-base recruitment system (concurso) including a personal interview.

At least three candidates with the highest score (as long as they reach the minimum of 60 points as a sum of criteria (C1-C3) will be interviewed. The candidate with the highest score will be hired given the total score (C1-C4) reaches 80 points.

Composition of the Selection Commission:

  • Group Leader
  • Senior Technician 
  • Manager, Research Office
  • Manager, Research Office
  • HR member

Maximum duration of the selection process:

De acuerdo con el art. 2.2 de la Ley 20/2021, de 28 de diciembre, de medidas urgentes para la reducción de la temporalidad en el empleo público y la “Resolución de la secretaría de estado de función pública por la que se aprueban los criterios de actuación comunes en los procesos selectivos de las entidades del sector” de 11/04/2022, el proceso se resolverá con anterioridad al 31 de diciembre de 2024.


The CNIC is a center that advocates equal job opportunities for men and women, foreign and national, and promote nondiscrimination by reason of age, race or ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, language, disability, political orientation or social or economic conditions. The CNIC ensures the utmost rigor in the application of the principles of equality, merit and ability in public employment and current rules on data protection.

By participating in the selection process, the participant agrees that their data appear in the public resolutions of the selection process. Such resolutions (provisional list of admitted and excluded, definitive list of admitted and excluded and resolution of the process) are published on the CNIC website.

Scoring criteria: 
C1 - Experience working with scripting languages (R/python scripting) - 40%
C2 - Experience developing web applications - 20%
C3 - Experience working in High Performance Computing - 20%
C4 - Interview - 20%

"In the event of absence of any of the evaluators an alternate evaluator of the same area will be appointed"