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[protege-discussion] New post-doc position: NCBO

Nigam Shah nigam at
Thu May 29 17:42:19 PDT 2008

The National Center for Biomedical Ontology (NCBO) is one of the seven

National Centers for Biomedical Computing supported by the NIH  
Roadmap.  The NCBO is administered at Stanford University, with  
partners at the Mayo Clinic, the University at Buffalo, the University

of Victoria, and UCSF.  The Center provides national technological  
infrastructure to support the creation, dissemination, and management

of biomedical information and knowledge in machine-processable form.

The laboratory of Dr. Mark Musen, principal investigator of the NCBO,

is seeking a highly motivated and independent post-doctoral trainee to

conduct research projects at the interface of the life sciences and  
the Semantic Web.  The post-doc will be involved in ongoing  
collaborative work that concerns archiving, querying, and reasoning  
about biological data over the Web.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Biomedical informatics or  
Computer Science and an excellent publication record.  The position  
requires strong problem-solving skills and the ability to build  
software tools in Java. Applicants must possess excellent  
communication skills and be fluent in both spoken and written English.

A background in molecular biology or medicine is highly desirable.  
Prior experience working with RDF stores, ontologies, or natural- 
language processing methods is preferred. This exciting work will be  
guided by multidisciplinary collaborations with top scientists at  
Stanford and with collaborating projects of the NCBO as well as with  
Health Care and Life Sciences interest group of the W3C.

Please send a statement of interest and a current CV to:

Mark A. Musen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research)
and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Director, Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research
Stanford University
251 Campus Drive, X-215
Stanford, CA  94305-5479  USA

Phone: +1 (650) 725-3390
Fax: +1 (650) 725-7944

musen at Stanford.EDU

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