[Arabidopsis] Pathway database curator position at Gramene
(by pj37 from cornell.edu)
Fri Oct 24 16:07:01 EST 2008
e-mail address correction.
Please send the application material at the following address
jaiswalp from science.oregonstate.edu
Pankaj Jaiswal wrote:
> A full time 3-year pathway database curator position at the Research
> Associate or Postdoctoral Associate level is available immediately in
> Dr. Pankaj Jaiswals group at the Department of Botany and Plant
> Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
> (http://www.science.oregonstate.edu/bpp/). This position is required to
> develop a comprehensive catalog of rice and other cereal plant metabolic
> pathways and enzymes. The project expands the coverage of metabolic
> pathways from Rice (http://gramene.org/pathway/) to all known pathways
> in major cereal plants such as for maize, sorghum and wheat. The curator
> will be responsible for development, curation and maintenance of the
> Pathways section on Gramene Database (http://www.gramene.org) in
> following ways.
> i) Develop novel methods on annotating the metabolic and regulatory
> pathway associations to the genomic and genetic datasets.
> ii) Research new plant metabolic pathways and enzymes in the
> scientific literature, and to evaluate, extract, organize, and enter
> that information to the database;
> iii) Development /improvement of new or existing standard procedures
> and operation rules on curation methods and to the general development
> of the database, such as data integration, web page enhancement, and
> data exchange with database namely the www.reactome.org.
> iv) Communicating with the research community to improve the quality
> of the data, to train them in using the database and related tools, and
> to support user requests.
> The successful candidates will work with Gramene database team that
> includes highly trained PhD. level bioinformatics specialists and
> software developers. The person will also work with collaborator
> databases such as Rice Genome Annotation Project, MaizeGDB, GrainGenes,
> MetaCyc, PlantCyc, AraCyc, SolCyc, and a number of pioneering plant
> biochemists from around the world.
> Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in
> biochemistry, biological chemistry, metabolomics, or related field
> preferably in plants, but not necessarily. The successful candidate
> should also have a demonstrated ability for independent and critical
> thinking, excellent communication skills and enjoy teamwork. Experience
> with Lynux and Windows operating system, Perl, Java and HTML editing is
> desirable. Please send an email with a current CV/resume, and letter of
> interest to Pankaj Jaiswal (jaiswalp from oregonstate.edu). Oregon State
> University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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