[Maize] MaizeGDB is hiring!

Carolyn Lawrence via maize%40net.bio.net (by triffid At iastate.edu)
Mon Jan 8 11:06:42 EST 2007

Please forward this to anyone you think might be qualified and interested.

I am writing to let you know that MaizeGDB is hiring a computational 
biologist.  The position opened up today (8 January 2007), and we're 
trying to get the word out.  The application period ends 26 February 

The incumbent will serve as the technical resource and advisor to the 
MaizeGDB project in the area of computational biology. Specific 
duties include the following:

- Analyze and interpret maize sequence data.
- Use data structures to efficiently represent and mine genetic and 
physical maps of maize.
- Build and validate predictive models, and develop and maintain 
databases of maize genetic and genomic data.
- Develop representations of maize sequence data to be integrated 
into the MaizeGDB (specifically including the creation of a maize 
genome browser and the infrastructure to enable storage of and access 
to maize gene models).
- Provide guidance and advice on computational biology methods, 
techniques, and results to other scientists in the unit and agency.

A full description and information on how to apply can be found online at:

Note that this is a permanent position with no publication 
requirement and that applications will be accepted from US citizens 
and nationals.

Please ask persons interested in more information to contact me using 
the information in the footer to this email.


        Carolyn J. Lawrence, Ph.D.
        USDA-ARS Research Geneticist
        triffid At iastate.edu

        (515) 294-4294 MaizeGDB
        (515) 294-5332 Lab
        (515) 294-7380 Office

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