Open position: Data Management Scientist (m/f/d)

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Erick Antezana

Mar 18, 2022, 4:11:38 AM3/18/22
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**Apologies for cross-posting**


- Construction and maintenance of (biological) ontologies using semantic web technologies, methods and standards
- Adaptation and application of checking and editing tools for ontologies
- Automation of ontology maintenance tasks in a master data management environment, taking into account the company-wide framework for control and responsibility for data
- Carrying out training courses for data stewards with regard to processes and the relevant tools for editing master data
- Support for biological data integration, e.g. of genes, traits and organisms, through the design and implementation of algorithms and data models
- Support of the data management organization through “insourcing” of external knowledge and standards
- Building and maintaining knowledge of external public data sources


- Scientific university degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, engineering or any analytical field
- Experience in building and maintaining (bio-)ontologies as well as in automatizing ontology maintenance tasks (e.g. using scripts)
- Experience with master data management (data stewardship and governance), biological data integration as well as algorithms design and implementation
- Experience in semantic web technologies and standards, e.g. with OBO, RDF, OWL, SHACL, ShEx, SPARQL, SKOS
- Familiar with graph-based data systems (e.g. triple stores)
- Good understanding of ontology editing tools as well as of public resources as gene ontology, plant ontology, traits ontology
- High ability to solve problems and to structure and simplify complex tasks and ability to contribute in an international and dynamic research and development team
- Fluent in English, both written and spoken

The position is limited to 2 years.
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