Seeking a Technical Scientist or Technical Staff I (IMS106-1903)(Laboratory for Large-Scale Biomedical Data Technology)

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    RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
    Biological sciencesBiology
    Biological sciencesOther
    Medical sciencesMedicine
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    16/08/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
    Japan › Kanagawa
    See description


Laboratory for Large-Scale Biomedical Data Technology
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
(Team Leader: Takeya Kasukawa)

[Research Field]
Today, life scientists need to find and investigate various achievements and findings from published journals and databases, and collect and annotate additional information for their further studies each by each. This requires additional data management tasks in their research activities. Our mission is developing technologies for achieving efficient genomics data management as follows.

1.Research and development of element technologies for systems to manage large-scale genomics data in proper, efficient and sustainable manners.
2.Constructing reference data set to compare various large-scale genomics data.

Along with these developments, we are going to set up computational infrastructure that is adequate. These activities could contribute to address increasingly larger amount of next generation sequencing data produced inside and outside the division, in order to utilize such knowledge to further applied researches including drug discoveries and medical practices.

[Job title and Job description]
Position available:
One opening for a Technical Scientist or a Technical Staff I

Job description:
The job is performing data curation to improve the reusability of omics data that is obtained in biological and medical research centers in RIKEN. To achieve this, he or she will perform data management and metadata construction to produced omics data by communicating with experimental biologists. He or she also work to establish rules for data formats and metadata to follow up-to-date standards in this field.
*This project will be reviewed in FY2021. The decision to continue the project beyond this point will be based on the review. The maximum of the duration of this project will be March 31, 2024.

The difference in positions is as follows:
Technical Scientist: Create the data which are stated under the Job description and also develops and enhances the needed technologies for it.
Technical Staff I: Create the data which are stated under the description.

[Work location]
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan

[Start of Employment]
Earliest date possible (negotiable)

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*Updated as of Oct 4, 2019

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EURAXESS offer ID: 441351
Posting organisation offer ID: D119080904


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