Full-time scientific annotator position with benefits available at MindSpec
MindSpec, Inc. (http://www.mindspec.org/), is a nonprofit research organization that studies molecular causes of neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism using an integrated bioinformatics approach. MindSpec created the first genetic database for autism (AutDB), which is licensed to the Simons Foundation as SFARI Gene (https://gene.sfari.org/).
We are seeking talented and motivated individuals interested in working in a multi-disciplinary team.The positions offer an opportunity to work in the rapidly evolving area of multi-factorial disease biology in a flexible, dynamic research environment.
Assess peer-reviewed scientific publications to determine their suitability in the context of given inclusion criteria.
Read and extract data from peer-reviewed scientific publications.
Use, evaluate and provide direction to develop data models and standards.
Take part in weekly meetings to help promote interpretative consistency between team members.
Applicants must have an M.S. degree or higher in Genetics/Molecular Biology/Neurobiology or a related field with a strong knowledge of animal models of human disease. Applicants should also have excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates who have research experience with zebrafish (Danio rerio) or Drosophila melanogaster are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply: Please send cover letter and curriculum vitae to email@example.com.
MindSpec is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that utilizes innovative bioinformatics strategies to accelerate research on common neurodevelopmental disorders. With our research we hope to foster discovery and development of treatments that alleviate the symptoms of affected individuals.