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[Maize] Opportunity to manage community contributions for maize annotation

Carolyn Lawrence via maize%40net.bio.net (by Carolyn.Lawrence from ARS.USDA.GOV)
Fri Nov 14 10:27:31 EST 2008

Open position: Maize Genome Annotation Postdoctoral Curator

Location: Ames, IA, USA
Degree Required: Doctorate
Area of Study: Genome analysis, maize genetics, or related discipline

Responsibilities: We are looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher to
organize the maize community for genome annotation. Excellent communication
skills are imperative.

Duties include coordinating activities for the maize genome annotation
effort, recruiting community experts to oversee annotation of particular
gene families and chromosomal locations of their specific interest, training
researchers and students to use the yrGATE annotation tool, managing the
activation of community annotations for inclusion in the official annotation
releases, and carrying out novel analyses of the genome as interesting
questions emerge.

The position is for two years. Salary is competitive and commensurate with

Interested applicants should e-mail their CVs and the names and contact
information of three references as a pdf attachment to Drs. Carolyn J.
Lawrence and Volker Brendel at at carolyn.lawrence from ars.usda.gov and
vbrendel from iastate.edu, respectively.

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