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Job Announcement at NCBO

From: Nigam Shah <nigam@stanford.edu>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 10:53:07 -0700
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Please forward this message to people who you believe might be
interested. We would really love to get someone aware of HCLS
activities for this position.


Outreach Coordinator/Curator

Job ID  30683
Job Location  School of Medicine
Job Category  Research
Salary 	 3P3
Date Posted  Jun 9, 2008

Biomedical Research Coordinator (100% FTE). The National Center for
Biomedical Ontology, one of the seven National Centers for Biomedical
Computing supported by the NIH Roadmap, provides national
technological infrastructure to support the creation dissemination and
management of biomedical information and knowledge in
machine-processable form.

We are seeking a biomedical scientist to coordinate our collaborating
research projects and to assist the Center in its outreach and
dissemination activities. The successful candidate will work in small
groups and one-on-one with end users to educate them about the use of
the Center's technology, and will provide feedback to the development
team regarding new requirements and observed problems. He or she will
elicit requirements for knowledge-intensive tasks from potential end
users, and discuss with Center personnel mechanisms for supporting
those tasks using existing or planned information technology that may
be under development by the Center. He or she will assist in quality
assurance of the Center's software technology. The successful
candidate will monitor the progress of Driving Biological Projects and
collaborating research initiatives affiliated with the Center, serving
as a primary liaison between collaborating scientists and core Center
personnel. He or she also will assist biomedical investigators who may
be seeking ways to collaborate with the Center, and offer advice on
proposal development and opportunities to take advantage of the
Center's technology. The successful candidate will promote the
Center's activities at national and international meetings by
presenting talks and tutorials and by meeting with individual
investigators. He or she will disseminate information about our Center
on our Web site and in print media. The position will require travel
as needed.

Requirements: Outstanding oral and written communication skills; broad
knowledge of biomedical science and of federal funding procedures for
biomedical investigation; willingness to travel to conferences, to
research meetings, and to the laboratories of participating
investigators as well as collaborators; excellent organizational
skills; basic Web-page development skills; Knowledge of curation
practices in biomedical sciences strongly desired. A masters degree in
a biomedical science with 4 years of relevant experience is required;
a Ph.D. degree is greatly preferred.

Please send a letter of interest, a copy of your CV, and the names of
at least two references to:

Ms. Chris Macintosh

Stanford University is an equal-opportunity employer committed to
affirmative action.
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