Biologist / Scientific Database Curator ~

9 de junio de 2004

Biologist / Scientific Database Curator

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Laboratoire Européen de Biologie Moléculaire
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Europäisches Laboratorium für Molekularbiologie

26 May 2004

Member States of EMBL (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom) are advised that applications are being sought for the following position at EMBL-EBI - European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK

Biologist / Scientific Database Curator

Grade: 5 or 6, depending on age, qualifications and experience

EMBL site: Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK

Commencing date: As soon as possible after closing date

Job description: The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), is part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), and provides cutting-edge research, service and training in the field of Bioinformatics. The EBI is located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus at Hinxton near Cambridge, UK, next to Europe's largest genome sequencing centre.

The EBI Macromolecular Structure Database is the European Project for the collection, management and distribution of data about macromolecular structures The high-quality curation of PDB entries is essential in establishing the PDB and E-MSD databases as world-leading sources of protein information. To maintain and extend this position, the E-MSD group is looking for expert biologists for a demanding role in database curation. The work involves annotating preliminary PDB submissions and extracting biological information relevant to a given entry. In addition, curators draw on their own area of expertise in contributing to the development of methods and procedures.

Qualifications and experience: Applicants should be computer-literate and possess a university degree in life sciences well as a broad knowledge in molecular biology, especially biochemistry. In-depth knowledge of biochemistry and/or protein structure analysis would be an advantage.

Contract: An initial contract of 3 years' duration will be offered to the successful candidate. This can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.

Closing date: 1 July 2004

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EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation.

Please note that EMBL does not return CVs or attached documents to applicants.

Please send a detailed CV and covering letter, quoting ref. no. 04/55, to:

Personnel, EMBL, Postfach 10.2209, 69012 Heidelberg, Germany.

Fax: +49 6221 387555 E-mail:

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