|Salary:||£3,845 monthly starting salary after tax (Grade 8)|
|Placed On:||16th January 2019|
|Closes:||26th February 2019|
Contract Duration: 3 years
Grading: 8 (monthly starting salary at £3,845 after tax)
We are looking for a Content Coordinator to join the Sequence Families team at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI). This team is responsible for a diverse range of resources, including InterPro, Pfam and the MGnify metagenomics resource, unified by the use of personalistic models for functional and taxonomic assertions.
The Content Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of content for these two interlinked resources. They will manage the performance of the database curation team, setting priorities and ensuring quality, as well as contributing to regular appraisals of individuals. They will also provide guidance to the team’s bioinformaticians, overseeing taxonomic and functional analysis of metagenomic data sets, and identifying new technologies, methods and resources to extend and improve analyses. They will liaise with groups within EMBL-EBI, ensuring timely data flow and implementation of community standards, as well as external groups, including member databases and industrial collaborators. The Content Coordinator will be responsible for organizing training workshops (both face-to-face and eLearning) and play a key role in preparing grant applications and in scientific paper writing.
Applicants should be qualified to at least PhD level in a biological discipline.
The applicant should have ideally 7 years worth of experience in database content and/or biocuration. They should also have previous experience leading a small team or project and have an understanding of the field of protein function classification. Past work experience must either include work in a laboratory leading to publications in scientific journals and/or as a bioinformatician in a biological database environment.
Familiarity with programming languages such as Perl or Python, an understanding of (relational) databases and UNIX, and experience using bioinformatics software.
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