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===== FlyBase Curator Position =====
 
  
We seek a biocurator to join the FlyBase group at the University of Cambridge, UK. If you are looking for a fulfilling, fly-related career away from the bench, and enjoy the challenge of organizing complex data clearly and concisely, then this is the job for you!
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'''AWS DevOps Engineer (Indiana University site)'''
  
FlyBase biocurators identify genetic, genomic and functional data from scientific articles concerning the model organism Drosophila melanogaster and record these data in a systematic manner. We also develop and improve several ontologies - these are sets of defined terms, organized into logical hierarchies, which we use to describe phenotypes and other curated data. Additional activities of FlyBase curators include: developing strategies to improve data curation; helping to improve data display/querying on the website; and interacting with the research community through HelpMail, surveys and presentations/workshops at research conferences. Curators also have the opportunity to develop programming skills and contribute to FlyBase publications.
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The FlyBase group at Indiana University has a position available for a Research Associate specializing in Developer Operations (DevOps).
  
For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11724/
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The selected candidate will be responsible for working with the FlyBase web development group to create, maintain and extend all aspects of the public interface of FlyBase. Responsibilities to include administration of Amazon Web Services infrastructure (installing, configuring, monitoring, networking, security, backups, optimizing, documenting, etc.), helping to design, implement, run, and maintain ETL pipelines, and working with the development team to improve or develop new solutions to meet project goals.
  
Closing date: 9th November 2016.
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BA or BS in Computer Science or a related field and at least 2 years of AWS and Linux experience required.
  
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Must also have experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Bash, etc. Applicant must be well organized, detail-oriented, have strong interpersonal skills, and be able to work effectively independently and on a team.
  
===== FlyBase Curator Position =====
 
  
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[https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/9787 For details and to apply click here]
  
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
 
  
Molecular and Cellular Biology Department
 
  
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'''Drosophila Neuroanatomy Biocurator (Cambridge, UK)'''
  
Curator position available to contribute to the curation/annotation of literature and high-throughput data pertaining to the Drosophila genome, transcriptome and proteome. For more information and to apply, visit [https://sjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?jobId=1226147&PartnerId=25240&SiteId=5341&type=mail&JobReqLang=1&recordstart=1&JobSiteId=5341&JobSiteInfo=1226147_5341&gqid=0 Curator Position]. Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
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We are seeking to recruit a Drosophila Neuroanatomy Biocurator to join our team at the University of Cambridge. The post is suitable for those with an undergraduate degree (Research Assistant level) or post-PhD (Research Associate level).  
  
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The  post holder will contribute to two Drosophila databases: Virtual Fly Brain (VFB; http://virtualflybrain.org) and FlyBase (http://flybase.org/). If you are looking for a fulfilling, fly-related career away from the bench, and enjoy the challenge of organising complex data and presenting it clearly and concisely, then this is the job for you!
  
===== FlyBase Developer Position =====
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Virtual Fly Brain is a resource that helps Drosophila neuroscientists map and visualize neuronal circuits, and find the experimental reagents to manipulate the circuits to reveal their role in perception, learning, memory and complex behaviours. The successful applicant will aid this process in three ways: 1) by annotating the expression of Gal4 drivers within the adult brain, using data from large scale datasets and the primary research literature; 2) assisting in the integration of connectomics data and single-cell RNA sequencing datasets; and 3) leading the effort to assess the functionality of improvements to the website, by recruiting members of the local neuroscience community and working with them and other VFB members to perform usability testing of the website. Much of the curated data will also be integrated into FlyBase, the primary community resource for Drosophila genetic, genomic and functional data.
  
Indiana University, Bloomington
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Closing date: 14th February 2020
Department of Biology
 
  
Research Associate position available to perform web development work at FlyBase (http://flybase.org). BA or BS in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or a related field required. For info and to apply, visit https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2560 or send cover letter detailing research interests & experience, C.V., transcript, & contact info for 2 references to Jeremy Bennett, 1001 E. 3rd St., Bloomington, IN 47405.  Start date of October 1. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
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More details and how to apply info: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/24711/

Revision as of 21:42, 24 July 2020

AWS DevOps Engineer (Indiana University site)

The FlyBase group at Indiana University has a position available for a Research Associate specializing in Developer Operations (DevOps).

The selected candidate will be responsible for working with the FlyBase web development group to create, maintain and extend all aspects of the public interface of FlyBase. Responsibilities to include administration of Amazon Web Services infrastructure (installing, configuring, monitoring, networking, security, backups, optimizing, documenting, etc.), helping to design, implement, run, and maintain ETL pipelines, and working with the development team to improve or develop new solutions to meet project goals.

BA or BS in Computer Science or a related field and at least 2 years of AWS and Linux experience required.

Must also have experience with scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Bash, etc. Applicant must be well organized, detail-oriented, have strong interpersonal skills, and be able to work effectively independently and on a team.


For details and to apply click here


Drosophila Neuroanatomy Biocurator (Cambridge, UK)

We are seeking to recruit a Drosophila Neuroanatomy Biocurator to join our team at the University of Cambridge. The post is suitable for those with an undergraduate degree (Research Assistant level) or post-PhD (Research Associate level).

The post holder will contribute to two Drosophila databases: Virtual Fly Brain (VFB; http://virtualflybrain.org) and FlyBase (http://flybase.org/). If you are looking for a fulfilling, fly-related career away from the bench, and enjoy the challenge of organising complex data and presenting it clearly and concisely, then this is the job for you!

Virtual Fly Brain is a resource that helps Drosophila neuroscientists map and visualize neuronal circuits, and find the experimental reagents to manipulate the circuits to reveal their role in perception, learning, memory and complex behaviours. The successful applicant will aid this process in three ways: 1) by annotating the expression of Gal4 drivers within the adult brain, using data from large scale datasets and the primary research literature; 2) assisting in the integration of connectomics data and single-cell RNA sequencing datasets; and 3) leading the effort to assess the functionality of improvements to the website, by recruiting members of the local neuroscience community and working with them and other VFB members to perform usability testing of the website. Much of the curated data will also be integrated into FlyBase, the primary community resource for Drosophila genetic, genomic and functional data.

Closing date: 14th February 2020

More details and how to apply info: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/24711/