Manager, Curation (3200)

Organization: 
QIAGEN
Job Location: 
Redwood City, California
Job Description: 

In this position, you will be responsible managing the curation program at QIAGEN Silicon Valley (formerly Ingenuity Systems). This program creates the scientific content manually curated from the scientific literature that supports the Ingenuity product line.

You will work with product management, software developers, ontologists, customers and your team to understand the content needs of the business and translate them into specific content development plans. You will work as a part of a cross-functional group of managers to produce high-quality products for the scientific research and clinical genetics communities.

You will manage a team of scientists with responsibility for the following functions:
o Development of protocols to standardize the work of a large curation team
o Definition of requirements for software to support the curation process
o Selection and prioritization of journals and articles for curation and scientific evaluation of 3rd party
content sources

Requirements: 

o Managing the performance of a team including cross-functional collaboration or project management
o Building quality and consistency into the work of a scientific content development team
o Managing to ambitious deadlines and a budget in a fast-paced interdisciplinary environment
o Integrating scientific content into software applications
o Experience in developing and tracking productivity and quality metrics

Skills:
o Content curation, scientific editing or technical writing in a biological or medical domain
o Data analysis and generation of data-driven presentations such as in Excel and Power Point

Education:
o PhD in life-sciences, bio-informatics or related area

Contact Information: 

If interested, please apply online:
http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_qiagen/external/gateway....
or forward your resume to sheila.smaw@qiagen.com

About Our Organization: 

As the innovative market and technology leader, QIAGEN creates sample and assay technologies that enable access to content from any biological sample.
Our mission is to enable our customers to achieve outstanding success and breakthroughs in life sciences, applied testing, pharma, and molecular diagnostics. We thereby make improvements in life possible.

Our commitment to the markets, customers, and patients we serve drives our innovation and leadership in all areas where our sample and assay technologies are required.

The exceptional talent, skill, and passion of our employees are key to QIAGEN’s excellence, success and value.