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FlyBase job announcement

William Gelbart gelbart at MORGAN.HARVARD.EDU
Wed Oct 9 11:51:48 EST 1996

Dear Colleagues,

FlyBase is anticipating the availability of a position as
a scientific curator beginning Dec. 1.  Please bring the 
following job announcement to the attention of anyone you
think might be appropriate.

Thanks for your help,

Bill Gelbart
(for FlyBase)


Scientific Curator/Indexer for FlyBase at Harvard University

Starting salary range: $40,000-$45,000/yr.

Required Education, Experience, Skills:

Ph.D. in molecular biology or genetics.  Experience with molecular
genetics and Drosophila biology preferred.  Ability to fully
participate as a team member in discussions and decision making.
Excellent judgment and communication skills imperative.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate as a member of a team project responsible for the creation
and maintenance of the FlyBase electronic database.  Responsibilities
include: scanning and abstracting the scientific literature on the
molecular biology of the fruitfly Drosophila; actively participating in
influencing the decision making process that goes into building the
database; participating with a highly interactive group in which all
members freely discuss many of the scientific and logistical issues.

FlyBase is the Drosophila community database project supported by the
National Center for Human Genome Research and developed by an
international consortium involving sites at Harvard University, Indiana
University and the University of Cambridge.  Curated data will be
directly entered into computerized forms.  The database is publicly
available on-line through WWW servers.

This is a grant-funded position.

Expected Start Date for Interviews:	Late October
Expected Start Date for Position:	December 1, 1996

Please send cover letter and resume to:

	flybase-job at morgan.harvard.edu


	William Gelbart
	Harvard University
	Molec. & Cellular Biology
	16 Divinity Avenue
	Cambridge, MA  02138

No phone calls, please.

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