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Biocuration Team at Rutgers

Biocuration Team at Rutgers

Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine

Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine

Join our multidisciplinary team at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Curate, validate, and standardize macromolecular structures from the PDB community. Participate in exciting projects with significant impact on the scientific community.


Positions

Biocurator

Deposition/Biocuration Services support Data Depositors who submit the results of their structural studies of biological macromolecules to the PDB. All data deposited undergo expert review. Each structure is examined for self-consistency, standardized using controlled vocabularies, cross-referenced with other biological data resources, and validated for scientific/technical accuracy.

Scientific Web Application Developer (Full Time)

RCSB PDB (RCSB Protein Data Bank) is a world-renowned, scientific organization focused on serving the technical, educational and programmatic needs of over 1 million users in scientific, research, and academic communities worldwide. The RCSB PDB web development team creates state-of-the-art web applications using data exploration tools and 3D molecular visualizations.

Biochemical Information & Annotation Specialist (Biocurator)

Deposition/Biocuration Services support Data Depositors who submit the results of their structural studies of biological macromolecules to the PDB. All data deposited undergo expert review. Each structure is examined for self-consistency, standardized using controlled vocabularies, cross-referenced with other biological data resources, and validated for scientific/technical accuracy.

Biocurators communicate daily with members of the deposition community, and annotate, publicly release, and update entries in the PDB archive.

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Knowledge and skills:

The successful candidate should be self-motivated, pay close attention to detail, possess strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects, shifting priorities, while meeting deadlines. This academic position has state benefits and a faculty-level salary.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Apply at Rutgers: jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/84303

Scientific Web Application Developer

RCSB PDB (RCSB Protein Data Bank) is a world-renowned, scientific organization focused on serving the technical, educational and programmatic needs of over 1 million users in scientific, research, and academic communities worldwide. The RCSB PDB web development team creates state-of-the-art web applications using data exploration tools and 3D molecular visualizations.

Summary

The ideal candidate should consider themselves expert in current web technologies such as HTML 5, JavaScript ES6, CSS, and supporting frameworks. The candidate should enjoy engaging with other developers in a collaborative team environment, generating ideas, and designing and building solutions. The candidate should also show an eagerness to learn new skills and master new technologies.

While a scientific background is not a requirement, a willingness and ability to engage with scientists and scientific content, and any background experience in chemistry, biology, structural biology, or bioinformatics would be considered a plus.

Job Description

Responsibilities for this position are developing and maintaining web applications. This will include design, code development and deployment, testing, troubleshooting, preparing documentation, and analyzing and refactoring existing application code in order to improve performance and functionality.

The successful candidate will focus on:

Requirements

Qualifications:

Apply at Rutgers: jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/102302


About RCSB PDB

RCSB PDB is a world-renowned, scientific organization focused on serving technical, educational and other programmatic needs of scientific and research communities worldwide. RCSB.org serves more than 1 million users in academia and industry. The RCSB PDB development team, located at UCSD/SDSC and Rutgers, creates leading edge web technologies targeted for scientific and educational audiences.

About Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

RCSB PDB is located at the Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine at Rutgers in Piscataway, NJ.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,000 students and 23,400 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.