Bioinformatics Associate Director Position

John M. Greene, Ph.D John_Greene at hgsi.com
Wed Jan 8 14:09:30 EST 1997


As a result of expanded collaborations with Schering/Plough, 
Pharmacia and Upjohn, and others, Human Genome Sciences is 
expanding our Bioinformatics Group, under Mike Fannon, our 

We have an immediate opening for an ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - This 
person would essentially be "second in command" in our 
growing world-class Bioinformatics group. This position will 
be filled by someone with 3-5 years of experience in 
developing user interfaces and managing large quantities of 
biological data at a staff Bioinformatics Scientist level, 
preferably in the computer, biotechnology, or pharmaceutical 

This person must be extremely comfortable in both the computer 
and biological spheres and has to have a substantial 
UNIX/Sybase background as well as extensive experience in 
sequence analysis and database design and manipulation.  He or 
she would be involved in continuing to develop information 
management solutions to seek out novel genes of therapeutic 
value from our database of well over one million Expressed 
Sequence Tags. The ideal candidate must have top notch 
communication and managerial skills and would be capable of 
making presentations with and to senior management on short 
notice (to stock analysts, potential corporate partners, 
etc.). A Ph.D would be required in either biological or 
computer sciences.

Please send a CV by FAX to 301-340-7159 or reply by E-mail as 
soon as possible.

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