[ensembl-dev] Position available in Ensembl Genebuild team at Sanger

Steve Searle searle at sanger.ac.uk
Fri Jun 22 14:30:50 BST 2012

We currently have a position open in Ensembl at the Wellcome Trust  
Sanger Institute in the Ensembl Genebuild Team working on automatic  
genome annotation:

Senior Bioinformatician (Ensembl Developer)

We are seeking a highly motivated bioinformatics developer to join the  
Ensembl genebuild team. The bioinformatician will work as part of a  
team and their responsibilities will include:

	•     Producing automatic gene annotation on chordate species using  
the Ensembl genome annotation system;
	•     Maintaining core annotation and transcriptome MySQL databases  
for the Ensembl releases;
	•     Extending existing methods and developing new methods to handle  
new data types;
	•     Using transcriptome data to generate and improve gene annotation;
	•     Liaising with other members of the Ensembl team and support for  
external users;
	•     Teaching on Ensembl Perl API courses and presentations at  
The genebuild team is responsible for producing, maintaining and  
improving automatic gene annotation on chordate species. All members  
of the team take part in the production of each new annotation  
release, with each person being responsible for taking particular  
genomes from the raw unannotated assembly to a fully annotated genome  
ready for display in Ensembl. Members of the team are involved in both  
internal and external collaborations.

Further details of this position can be found via the above link.

If you have questions about this position you can contact me (searle at sanger.ac.uk 
). All applications should be made via the link above.

The closing date for the position is 12th July.


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