BIOBASE is an exciting work environment where people are the driving force behind our products and services. We seek highly motivated professionals to join our team of talented scientific and technology experts.  We offer employees an excellent working environment, competitive salary and benefits package.  BIOBASE is headquartered in Wolfenbuettel, Germany, and other offices in Beverly, MA (USA), Bangalore, India and Tokyo, Japan.

Current Job Openings

Research Project Leader (Next Generation Lung Cancer Diagnostics), Europe

Lead an international research project to develop a system for interpretation of genomic variants relevant to lung cancer diagnosis. The system will use next-generation sequencing data to provide reports for clinical practitioners, based on a high quality database of known, diagnostically relevant variants. You will be directly responsible for developing the database and bringing it to market. The project includes two partner organizations, a clinical partner that provides patient samples and evaluation, and a commercial partner that provides software development and a technical platform for the system.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate the project consortium, lead overall project execution and delivery, manage risks
  • Direct a team of scientists to develop a comprehensive variant database
    • Specify requirements for a database for genetic variants in lung cancer
    • Define system requirements for software engineers
    • Provide guidelines to scientists that collect variant data from literature
  • Collect and integrate feedback from clinical end users
  • Write scientific progress reports and document process
  • Review deliverables and assure highest possible quality
  • Present achievements at international conferences and in scientific articles
  • Keep up-to-date on scientific and market developments that impact the project

REQUIREMENTS

  • MD or MD/PhD with pathology or genetics focus
  • Several years of working experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience working with ontologies and databases a plus
  • Bioinformatics or medical informatics experience a plus
  • Experience working in distributed, international environments a plus
  • Excellent communication skills in English

JOB LOCATION
Wolfenbuettel, Germany

CONTACT
Please submit your resume to hr@biobase.de


Senior Software Developer

Design and implement software to analyze massive data sets in an agile environment.  Have passion for writing great, well-segmented code that delivers results.  Our technology is web-service based architecture with Perl, Catalyst, nosql and relational databases (redis, mongodb, mysql) on unix, in the cloud on Amazon, using Ajax, JavaScript and CSS for interfaces.  Added plus if interest in genetics and have technology experience in listed technology.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Routine use of programming best practices
  • Architect-ed and implemented a large object oriented system
  • 4+ years of experience in software development
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent
  • Problem solving and strong English skills

JOB LOCATION
Bangalore, India

CONTACT
Please submit your resume to hr.india@biobase-international.com


Scientific Curator, Pharmacogenomics

Join  the Pharmacogenomics team in its manual curation efforts of the scientific literature, for a resource that assists researchers and clinicians in identifying the causal variants behind drug response.  It is the responsibility of the PGMD Scientific Curator to read and extract information from scientific publications describing the phenotypic effects of sequence variation on drug response. The position requires a strong scientific foundation, the ability to understand and summarize complex experimental results and great attention to detail.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify pharmacogenomic studies that meet BIOBASE’s curation criteria
  • Read and extract pharmacogenomic associations from scientific publications
  • Recognize crucial new data that do not conform to current standards and propose ways to incorporate them
  • Perform QC of curations as necessary to ensure the highest quality of data

REQUIREMENTS

  • MS or PhD in the molecular life sciences with an emphasis on genetics
  • Independent lab-based research experience with supporting publications is preferred
  • Proficiency with the following databases, tools and ontologies is a plus: PubMed, dbSNP, PharmGKB, HGMD, UCSC BLAT, GO, MeSH
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

JOB LOCATION
Bangalore, India

CONTACT
Please submit your resume to hr.india@biobase-international.com


BIOBASE welcomes inquiries from other professionals. If your skill set does not match the current job openings, please send your resume to hr@biobase.de. BIOBASE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.