Curation Scientists

Job Location: 
Santa Clara, CA
Job Description: 

This is a full-time contract opportunity in the Scientific Curation group at NextBio (with the prospect of converting to full time employment). NextBio is the leading provider of a state-of-the-art patient-centered platform that is transforming the way modern medicine and drug discovery are conducted. As a member of NextBio team you will work on the cutting edge of modern personalized medicine, integrating data and knowledge from public and proprietary sources around the world.

We are seeking a highly talented and motivated scientist with a strong background in Oncology or Immunology to join the Scientific Curation team. Responsibilities will include managing and curating diverse types of clinical and genomic data from public repositories and literature, and working closely with Biocomputing and Engineering teams to integrate that data into the NextBio platform.


Desired Skills & Experience

•PhD or Master’s plus relevant experience in genetics, genomics, or related fields
•Strong background in oncology or autoimmune disorders and familiarity with clinical trials and/or translational research desired
•Ability to understand and interpret large sets of clinical and academic research data and literature
•Excellent communication skills to effectively formulate the message for the appropriate audience
•Excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills along with eye to details and high accuracy
•Ability to work well in a team setting, pro-active about sharing knowledge and learning from others
•Strong publication record is a plus
•Must be eligible to work in the US

Contact Information: 

If you would like to apply, please send us a 1-2 page resume/CV, including a 1 page cover letter addressed to with "Curation Scientist" in the subject line.

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About Our Organization: 

NextBio provides a state of the art scientific platform to aggregate and interpret large quantities of genomic data for research and clinical applications. Our products support the entire life cycle of genomic data in the cloud with an intuitive user interface designed especially for biologists and clinicians backed by a highly scalable, Big Data enterprise platform capable of analyzing petabytes of data in real-time.