Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 15 Aug 2022

Classification Title:
Soc/Clin Research Assistant  
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Soc/Clin Research Assistant  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:
The purpose of the S/C Research Asst (Junior Biocurator) position will be to support ongoing curation efforts underway in the research program directed by Dr. Jonathan Berg, primarily the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen). Curation support will entail annotating biomedical literature using a web-based annotation tool, applying frameworks for the assessment of genes and variants in disease within expert panels. This individual will learn to read and critically evaluate the primary literature to identify, synthesize, and present relevant data under the supervision of the UNC Biocuration and Coordination Core Supervisor and/or Senior biocurators.The selected candidate will be expected to participate in lab meetings, biocurator meetings, and research meetings within UNC. With supervision and training, the candidate will interact with clinical domain experts and may present data to curation groups on conference calls. Successful job performance will require learning and implementing the curation framework and protocols developed by ClinGen under the supervision and training from senior staff.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.  
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