Biocurator

Organization: 
Genestack Limited
Job Location: 
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Job Description: 

You will oversee the curated public data collection in Genestack Platform: maintain it, perform quality assessment, ensure data consistency and correctness, and develop analytical data views. Your background should be in biology, ideally with some exposure and experience in medicine and/or drug discovery. You should know well current high-throughput methodologies and analysis methods. You should be aware of current genomics data standards and public repositories. An understanding of bioinformatics methods to identify RNA transcripts, transcription factor binding sites, histone modifications, epigenomics, SNPs within genomic datasets, and comparative genomics is desirable.

You should be able to read scientific papers and able to communicate ideas well to scientists and programmers without a strong biological background. Some programming experience would be very beneficial, e.g., Perl or Python. Familiarity with ontologies, controlled vocabularies is welcomed.

We offer competitive pay, long hours, lots of work, stock options and other startup incentives.

Contact Information: 

Please send a CV and a cover letter to jobs@genestack.com.

About Our Organization: 

Our mission is to create a platform for biomedical and pharmaceutical researchers and medical professionals to enable them to develop and deliver genomics applications. Genestack Platform provides a bioinformatics SDK and is available as cloud-based data and apps hosting ecosystem. Genestack was founded in 2012 by former European Bioinformatics Institute employees and JetBrains s.r.o., specialists in the creation of intelligent software development tools.

Visit our site at http://genestack.com.