Scientific Curator Position at TAIR

Sue Rhee rhee at acoma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Sep 4 02:03:16 EST 2001

A full-time scientific curator position is available immediately at the
Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR). A scientific curator at TAIR
interacts with the research community in the collection, processing, and
displaying of the information via the Web and participates in the design
of database structure and software tools for curating and making
accessible all available Arabidopsis data to the research community.

We are currently focusing on associating genome sequence, computational
annotation and genome-wide expression data with germplasm and phenotype
information from the Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center and the

The successful candidate will work with a team of curators, software
engineers, and database developers at TAIR and collaborating database
projects. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D degree or equivalent in
biology, a demonstrated ability for independent, critical thinking and
excellent communication and teamwork skills. Prior laboratory experience
with Arabidopsis is preferred but not required. Candidates with genetic
and/or developmental biology backgrounds are especially encouraged to
apply. Familiarity with basic UNIX commands, spreadsheets, and commonly
used biological research tools such as BLAST and MEDLINE searching is
desired. A working knowledge of PERL and/or SQL would be an asset but an
extensive background in computing is not required.

Qualified candidates should email a resume to Dr. Eva Huala:

huala at

Sue Rhee                         	rhee at
The Arabidopsis Information Resource	URL:
Carnegie Institution of Washington	FAX: +1-650-325-6857
Department of Plant Biology		Tel: +1-650-325-1521 ext. 251
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Stanford, CA 94305


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