The European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) seeks applications from enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join its staff in a cutting-edge Sequence Data Biocurator position. The post holder will be part of the team that delivers the European Nucleotide Archive, EMBL-EBI's globally comprehensive data resource covering sequence reads, assemblies, alignments and functional annotation that boasts more than three decades of expertise in data storage, analysis and representation.
Role responsibilities include:
- the biocuration of validation rules relating to functional annotation.
- maintenance of checklists for standards-compliant sample data reporting
- the delivery of expert helpdesk and training to our broad user base.
This work will contribute both to the European Nucleotide Archive (ENA) content and to our portfolio of data management and coordination projects that support the team's external collaborations in such areas as pathogen surveillance and marine genomics. The position will also offer opportunities to present at national and international scientific meetings and workshops. The EMBL-EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, is located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus near Cambridge, UK, and is one of the world's leading bioinformatics and biocuration centres. We provide a dynamic, international working environment and staff enjoy many benefits including excellent sports facilities, a free shuttle bus to Cambridge and other nearby centres, an active sports and social club and an attractive working environment set in 55 acres of parkland.