Rancho Bio Sciences is in Search of Scientific Data Curators
Posted: February 18, 2015
Education requirements: A PhD in Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Sciences or a related field; MS degree is acceptable with at least 5 years of work experience in the field of specialization.
Expertise in the field of specialization as demonstrated by a trail of relevant presentations, publications, conference talks, etc
Experience with data mining and data organization
Authorship of scientific publications and presentations
Experience with public data sources, such as PubMed, NCBI, TCGA, CCLE and others. Documented ability (for example, a project that has been completed by applicant) to find, load, process and use relevant scientific information
Work in a fast-paced, client oriented and service environment
Work in a team of multidisciplinary scientists, work with IT personnel
Experience with data processing, annotation or curation
Knowledge of relational databases, SQL, R or another scripting language, Oracle
Responsibilities for this position include:
Working on projects with data curation component (on-site or off-site), performing projects on time and to the exact specifications, performing project management.
Help with pre-sales efforts by creating slides and documents to be shown to potential clients.
Participation in proposal writing for new clients: evaluate requests by clients, find a technical/business solution, estimate necessary time to complete the project and estimate needed resources
Keeping up-to-date on the skills related to the field of expertise; willingness to learn new software and new skills