Technician for Molecular Modeling/Bioinformatics - Enzyme Engineering (RE2)

Centre / Institution:
Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Bioinformatics expertise:
High Performance Computing (HPC)

Job description

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 700 staff from 49 countries.

Context And Mission

To work as a programmer and application scientist in different enzyme engineering projects

Key Duties

Software development and running biophysical/bioinformatics simulations

Desired skills and expertise


Bachelor in computer engineering, biotechnology, physics or related field

Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience

Experience in atomistic simulations

Python Programming


Team Work. Good level of English.

Contract duration and other benefits

The position will be located at BSC within the Life Sciences Department

We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures

Duration: Temporary - 1 year renewable

Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona

Starting date: 01/01/2022

Required information and contact

All applications must be made through BSC website and contain:

  • A full CV in English including contact details
  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered