Semantic Web Jobs: Novartis


Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research is looking for a Knowledge Engineer in Cambridge, MA. The post states, "The Knowledge Engineer – Automated curation expert is responsible for the development and application of knowledge engineering solutions to automate the curation and quality improvement of biomedical data. Specific emphasis of the role includes working with scientists, software and database developers to implement world class informatics solutions that automate data curation and data quality improvement that positively impact drug discovery."

Qualifications for the position include: "5 or more years of experience in modeling, organizing and integrating and curating biomedical data relating to biochemical, chemical and bio-molecular entities.  Detailed knowledge of ontologies relevant to molecular biology, medicinal chemistry and drug discovery. Experience in developing text mining workflows using text mining software APIs or automated interaction with one or more text mining applications. Proven experience with developing automated data integration or curation workflows or software. Strong experience in Linked Data approaches including proven experience in RDF/ RDFS/ OWL. Knowledge of Linked Data resources in the biomedical domain.  Experience with TripleStore graph databases, expertise in SPARQL and, in addition, experience in major relational database technologies."

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