16 days old
2018-01-042018-02-01

Scientific Data Curator

Cambridge, MA 02142
  • Job Code
    594160
  • Payrate
    $30 To $35

The Scientific Data Curator is responsible for identifying the data needs of drug discovery scientists, informaticians and data scientists and obtaining, organizing, and curating data to address complex research questions. Specific emphasis of the role includes the integration, validation and organization of genomics datasets and complex biological data.


The Scientific Data Curator will be a member of the global NX-TMS/Knowledge Engineering team. Based in Cambridge, MA, The Scientific Data Curator work collaboratively with scientists, informaticians and IT professionals in the global organization.



  • Work with knowledge engineering team to develop and test curation workflow tools, provide user support for stakeholders to promote curation at source.
  • Use ontologies and terminologies to assist in the disambiguation, semantic integration and organization of a wide variety of biomedical data sets.
  • Work collaboratively with programmers, bioinformaticians, project managers, and research scientists to enable high quality, timely curation and preparation of datasets for loading into a genomics warehouse.
  • Work collaboratively with programmers, bioinformaticians, project managers, and research scientists to enable high quality, timely curation and preparation of datasets for loading into a genomics warehouse.
  • Identify needs for the improvement of data curation workflows, and will propose and implement solutions
  • Able and willing to independently learn and adopt new technologies and be hands-on.
  • 3 or more years of experience in drug discovery informatics or drug discovery research. A strong preference will be given to candidates with industry experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of ontologies relevant to molecular biology, medicinal chemistry, genomics and/ or drug discovery.
  • Demonstrated experience in the curation and integration of data relating to one or more of biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, molecular biology or genomics.
  • Excellent knowledge of genetics, genomics, and biomedical research required, in depth knowledge of a disease related research area such as cancer genetics or immunology a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL and relational databases.
  • Knowledge of Triple Store databases, RDF, and Linked Data approaches would be a strong advantage.
  • Experience in using text mining software APIs or automated interaction with one or more text mining applications an advantage
  • Experience with automated selection of corpora, biomedical entity-recognition and disambiguation, and the automated detection of entity relationships would be an advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as a member of a data curation/ integration team.
  • Graduate degree in a biomedical discipline or graduate degree in computer science, or 3 or more years of equivalent experience in biomedical research, familiarity with genomics technologies and analysis methods as well as facility with scripting or automated tools to prepare large data sets

Categories

  • Information Technology

Randstad utilizes a technology-driven focus with a human touch to provide better staffing and business solutions to organizations around the world. Our team of experts match professionals with available career opportunities in a variety of fields.

Featured Jobs

Career News

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Scientific Data Curator

Randstad Technologies
Cambridge, MA 02142

Share this job

Scientific Data Curator

Randstad Technologies
Cambridge, MA
US

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast