Biological Analyst/Microarray Database Position Available

Roger Wise rpwise at iastate.edu
Mon Feb 17 04:13:49 EST 2003

BarleyBase Biological Analyst


Location: Ames, IA - Iowa State University
Department: Plant Pathology/Computer and Electrical Engineering
Proposed Start Date: As soon as possible
Appointment Conditions: Term, 12 Months, Full Time
Special Conditions: Renewal of appointment contingent upon 
performance and continued funding.

Description: BarleyBase - Database for Affymetrix Barley GeneChip 
Data- is a collaborative project of Iowa State University and 
USDA/NRI to develop a next-generation barley database for 
transcriptome and gene product data.  The BarleyBase Biological 
Analyst will be responsible for overseeing the biological integrity 
of the data, seeking out new data sources, and evaluating the pieces 
of information that need to be stored in support of research 
applications.  The database manager will check for conformation to 
MIAME standards, administer the database, and manage communications 
with remote investigator groups so that all relevant biological 
information from experiments will appear as required or permitted 
fields in the database schema.  The successful applicant will be 
working closely with a team of database and web programmers and will 
interact with the International Triticeae user community.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Genetics, Plant Physiology, 
Bioinformatics or related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Affymetrix GeneChip systems 
and familiarity with MIAME standards for microarray experiments.

Salary/Wage: $40,000-52,000, commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: To guarantee consideration, application must be 
received by March 20, 2003.

Application Instructions: Send letter of application, curriculum 
vitae, publication list and names/phone numbers/e-mails of three 
references to Dr. Roger Wise, USDA-ARS, Department of Plant 
Pathology, 411 Bessey Hall, Ames, IA 50011-1020, or electronically to 
rpwise at iastate.edu.

Immigration Reform and Control Act verification will be a condition 
of employment. If hired, you must be able to present acceptable 
documents that provide proof of your identity and employment 
eligibility to work in the United States as required by the 
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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