Antarctic Biological and Microbial Data ManagerExternal

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E-mail: Avandeputte [at]
website: Job description
Deadline: June 15, 2018

The Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Science is looking for a master or Postdoc in molecular ecology who will join the Antarctic team of the Biodiversity and Ecosystems Data and Information Centre part of OD Nature. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Project Promoter and in close collaboration with the AntaBIS data scientist.

Some of the major tasks of the role will include developing, maintaining and managing the mARS database, harvesting of data in public repositories, and ensuring quality control of the data. Candidates must hold a PhD or Masters in science or applied sciences with preference given to those with a background in bioinformatics or Antarctic Microbial biology.

Candidates must have excellent command of the English language, with additional languages, particularly Dutch and French, being a plus.