Recruiting NLP-crowdsourcing-semantic-web postdoc or staff scientist

Our laboratory at the The Scripps Research Institute in beautiful San Diego, California is recruiting a talented individual to help us use crowdsourcing to push the boundaries of biomedical information extraction and its applications.   We are looking for someone with experience in natural language processing (statistical or linguistic), machine learning, and knowledge representation....
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Open source, open science, citizen science – Join us!

If you follow our lab at all you’ve probably noticed some themes emerging in how we approach bioinformatics and biomedical research. To enumerate a few of those themes, we believe in: Open source: We have benefited from the long tradition of open source software in bioinformatics, and we in turn release code through our lab’s open source repositories. We have a particular emphasis on...
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Recruiting for a Bioinformatics Programmer / Software Engineer

In addition to my last few general calls for awesome people to join our team, we now have a specific job opening for a Bioinformatics Programmer / Software Engineer. The ad text is below, and you can email Andrew if you’re interested… The Su Lab is a bioinformatics research group that is equally interested in building computational infrastructure and in pursuing biomedical...
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Join our motley crew of researchers!

Several months ago I put out a call for postdocs applicants. Combined with other recruiting efforts, the lab has grown with several new positions — two postdocs (starting in the fall, and more upcoming interviews), our Scientific Outreach Program Manager, and an intern. And despite this growth, we need more. My group has been pretty fortunate in the funding lottery, both in terms our...
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Recruiting a Scientific Outreach Program Manager

In addition to recruiting for new postdoctoral associates, my group also just posted an ad for a Scientific Outreach Program Manager. What exactly is a Scientific Outreach Program Manager? In truth, we’re not completely sure. What we do know is that our lab believes passionately in crowdsourcing, and engaging crowds is a lot of work. Our existing lab members do an amazing job developing...
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Recruiting postdocs in earnest!

There is currently no higher priority for our group right now than recruiting 2-3 new postdoctoral associates to join the lab. We are lucky enough to have very stable funding over the next few years, so these are already-funded positions waiting to be filled ASAP. I have posted two “traditional” job ads here and here, but these are meant to give a flavor of the type of person we are...
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