Calgene, an agricultural biotechnology company located in Davis, CA.
has a position open for a Bioinformaticist. The primary
responsibility entails support of a Sun Enterprise server and
associated software. The software includes GCG, proprietary plasmid
and sample tracking software, and web based interfaces to a variety of
databases and molecular biology analysis packages. The
Bioninformaticist will also write or modify existing software in
support of research projects. A major responsibility involves
training research scientists and assisting them with data analysis.
Education: Advanced degree in the sciences desired (Bioinformatics or
Computer Science preferred; Molecular Cell Biology, Physiology,
Genetics, or Biochemistry with a solid computer background also
considered). A strong background in the analysis of DNA and protein
Computer skills should include knowledge of UNIX, SQL, Perl, C++, and
Web development. MS Visual Basic and Oracle skills would be a real
plus. Skills should also include use of the Microsoft Office
Excellent communications skills are required as this position will
require significant internal customer contact. Occasional
presentations would be required.
Calgene, a wholly owned subsidiary of Monsanto, Co., is proud to
offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. Please
send resumes and references to Calgene, attn: Human Resources, 1920
Fifth St., Davis, CA 95616 Fax (530) 792-2453