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[go-friends] Job opening for a Biocurator in the CALIPHO group of the SIB
pascale.gaudet at isb-sib.ch
Fri Jul 8 05:26:53 PDT 2011
In the context of a long-term annotation project on human protein
kinases (PKs), the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is seeking a
biocurator with expertise in biochemistry, toxicology and small
molecules applied to PKs. This person will join the biocuration team
whose task in this project will be to evaluate, extract and summarize
pertinent information on PKs from literature and online resources.
The person will be part of CALIPHO
(http://www.isb-sib.ch/groups/geneva/calipho-bairoch.html), a joint
group of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and the University of
Geneva. CALIPHO, co-directed by Amos Bairoch, the founder of Swiss-Prot
and Lydie Lane, aims to use a combination of bioinformatics and
experimental methodologies to increase our knowledge of human proteins.
The CALIPHO biocuration team is also involved in developing neXtProt
(www.nextprot.org), a human-centric protein knowledge platform.
* A PhD in the life sciences, chemistry or pharmaceutical sciences;
* At least 3 years of laboratory experience;
* Be knowledgeable of the state of research and online resources
concerning PKs, signaling, biochemistry, or toxicology and small
* Be fluent in spoken and written English.
In addition, the following qualifications would be desirable:
* Prior experience as a biocurator;
* Experience in the pharmaceutical industry;
* Fluency in French.
*Please send your application to*
Send your CV, the names of references and a letter of motivation by
email to: rh at isb-sib.ch <mailto:rh at isb-sib.ch> with "KTEAM2" as the
message subject line.
*Application deadline* August 1st 2011
*Start date * October 2011 (negotiable)
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