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PLANT BIOLOGIST – data curation

Company profile:
Nebion AG ( is a Swiss bioinformatics company founded by an interdisciplinary
group of scientists. Our goal is to support discovery, translational biology, and personalized
medicine research in academia and industry by curating, integrating, and mining molecular data
on a very large scale. Nebion commercializes GENEVESTIGATOR®, the premier gene expression
search engine used by more than 1000 research institutions in academia and industry worldwide.
We have open positions in the plant biology team in Prague

Job description:

As a biocurator, your responsibilities intersect with those of a researcher:

  • Search in repositories of genomic data (microarray, RNAseq) for studies of interest
  • Read, understand, and summarize scientific literature
  • Make decisions on the biological correctness of data representation
  • Annotate experiments using controlled vocabularies to facilitate their integration into GENEVESTIGATOR®
  • Perform quality control of data according to internal standards
  • Adhere to internally developed standards
  • Work both individually and as a part of a team
  • Additional activities: possibility to contribute to GENEVESTIGATOR® publications, helping to improve data display/querying, interaction with research community, tutorials


  • PhD degree in plant molecular biology, genetics or biotechnology or the last stage of PhD study
  • Interest in working with scientific literature
  • Understanding of a variety of methods used in research
  • Familiarity with RNA biology, microarrays and next generation sequencing is a plus
  • Sound knowledge of English
  • Attention to details


  • Very competitive salary and benefits
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Strong work/life balance

Position type: Full-time contract
Position start: June/July 2017, or upon agreement

If you would like to work in a start-up with a highly interdisciplinary team and a friendly, nononsense
attitude, please send your application (including cover letter, CV and the names and
contact details of two to three referees) to Rasa Meskauskiene: