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Scientific Curator 1🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Information Analytics📅1 day ago Post Date📅103262 Requisition #Stanford University Department of Biomedical Data Science in Dr. Klein’s lab is seeking an in-person (hybrid) Scientific Curator 1 for the Gecko group (Gene Curation and Knowledge) focused on PGx activities. This position works as part of a team... of scientific curators to build and maintain the world’s largest collection of pharmacogenomics information. This person will collect and analyze pharmacogenomics information from scientific literature and other sources. This person is responsible for accurately and efficiently abstracting information in the required format, writing educated summaries of pharmacogenomics findings, and integrating and analyzing the collected data to inform pharmacogenomic associations and recommendations. This person will contribute to manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication and help develop clinical content for new applications. The Scientific Curator must have the ability to understand and/or become familiar with the scientific literature, experimental procedures and their limitations, and the needs of the pharmacogenomics research community.Duties include:• Collect and analyze information from peer-reviewed scientific journals, regulatory agency-approved drug labels and other sources; abstract data into the required format and verify them for accuracy.
• Perform literature searches to identify peer-reviewed papers containing pharmacogenomics, pharmacokintetic and/or pharmacodynamic information.• Compile and create educated summaries of the literature and drug pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic pathways.
• Create and update curation SOPs and website documentation.
• Assist development and curation teams with designing and testing website UI and functionality, and curation pipeline development.
• Quality control of the PharmGKB website and knowledgebase.
- Other duties may also be assignedThe job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.The expected pay range for this position is $68,000 to $98,000 per annum.Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Stanford University Human Resources at stanfordelr@stanford.edu. For all other inquiries, please submit a contact form.Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:• Demonstrated excellence in writing
• In-depth training and knowledge of pharmacogenetics• Prior experience with the PharmGKB
• Prior gene and/or variant curation experience
• Detail-orientedEDUCATION and EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):Bachelor’s degree in scientific field and one year of related experience, or combination of relevant experience.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):• Solid analytical skills.
• Strong written and oral English communication skills.• Computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheet applications.
• Ability to understand scientific literature, experimental procedures and their limitations, and current needs of the research community.
CERTIFICATIONS and LICENSES:NonePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:• Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.• Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:• May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional local travel may be required.• Some work may be performed in a laboratory setting.Additional Information
• Schedule: Full-time
• Job Code: 4181
• Employee Status: Regular
• Grade: F
• Requisition ID: 103262
• Work Arrangement : Hybrid Eligible
Pleasant Hill CA USA


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