Do you enjoy reading scientific publications? We are looking for a talented scientific curator to join our variation annotation efforts within the Vertebrate Genomics team at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), located near Cambridge, UK. This position will involve extraction of detailed scientific information from the most recent published scientific papers. These data will be captured a publicly available in the Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) catalogue (www.ebi.ac.uk/gwas/), a widely-used catalogue of published genome-wide association studies, and in Ensembl (http://www.ensembl.org)..
The normal duties of this position include:
- Extraction of information from published scientific papers for inclusion in the GWAS catalogue.
- Working collaboratively as part of an international team of scientists.
- Working with EMBL-EBI staff from other disciplines to improve data extraction, management and access.
- Participation in analysis of GWAS catalogue data and drafting of manuscripts, publications, and presentations as interests and time allow.
The curator will work within a team of Scientific Curators at the EMBL-EBI and in collaboration with scientists at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). The Vertebrate Genomics Team at the EMBL-EBI is one of the world’s leading groups for integration, annotation, analysis and presentation of genomic data. This environment provides access to an international collection of projects at the cutting edge of human variation research.