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[protege-discussion] Assistant Scientist position available at the MBLWHOI library

Hamed, Ahmed A. ahmed.elmasri at
Mon Nov 24 17:50:20 PST 2008

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  01-10-2008 Scientist MBLWHOI library
Posting Details  Posting Number:   0000005     Reference Code:
  MBLWHOI library     Position Type:   Scientist     Position Title:
Assistant Scientist     Position
Summary:   The MBLWHOI Library at the Marine Biological Laboratory seeks
highly motivated information scientists to join a growing team of
library-based researchers. The successful candidate will join a community of
librarians and researchers that are internationally recognized as defining
the current trends and practices in marine information sciences and
biological/biomedical informatics.     Additional Information:   In addition
to providing leadership in advancing current research projects at the
Library (such as the uBio and MBLWHOI Library Herbarium projects), the
successful candidate will develop an extramurally funded research program
that furthers the core missions of the library in addition to capitalizing
on the highly collaborative environment in the Woods Hole scientific
community. S/he will also evaluate the existing and anticipated needs of the
MBLWHOI patrons and collaborators to motivate the development of novel tools
and resources that can be used by the scientific community at-large.
Expertise will be provided by the successful candidate towards for the
development of tools and techniques for natural language processing,
indexing, ontologies, data mining, and knowledge integration across a range
of biological and biomedical resources. S/he will stay abreast of current
developments in information science, informatics, and related disciplines
through the participation and representation at international meetings and
committees. The successful candidate will help guide the direction of an
Ellison Medical Foundation (EMF) funded initiative to develop a web portal
for aging. In this capacity, s/he will also serve as a liaison between the
EMF-funded initiative and the biodiversity informatics group of the
Encyclopedia of Life initiative, which is also located at the Marine
Biological Laboratory.     Basic Qualifications:   The successful candidate
will have a PhD in Informatics, Information Science or a related field, as
well as least two years of relevant experience in biological/biomedical
informatics and/or library science, a publication record within relevant
informatics journals, and the ability to attract extramural funding. Formal
training in biological science (e.g., molecular biology, biochemistry,
biophysics) is highly desirable. Demonstrable experience with database
management systems (such as MySQL), programming (e.g., Perl, PHP, Ruby,
C/C++, and Java) is required.     Preferred Qualifications:       Physical
Requirements       Required Applicant Documents:   Resume/CV
Cover Letter
References     Special Instructions to Applicants:

Ahmed Abdeen Hamed, MS
Scientific Informatics Project Leader
Marine Biological Laboratory
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA
+1 508 289 7676
abdeen at
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