Biologist, Biochemist as Biocurator (m/f)

As we are constantly growing, for our headquarters in Heidelberg (Germany) we are seeking a highly motivated

Biocurator (m/f)

to aid us in the further development of our groundbreaking clinical databases and knowledge resources.
Your responsibilities
  • Assess, qualify, and capture the clinical and molecular knowledge around the relationship between patient/tumor genotypes and responsiveness to drug treatments.
  • Extract and analyze key clinical parameters from the scientific text-mined literature information to populate the contents of a novel drug response database.
  • Collaborate with internal/external experts to review and extend the existing clinical content contained within this database and act as an internal consultant for our biomedical data.
  • Describe the biological effects of genomic variants and the association with disease, using ontologies and controlled vocabularies.
  • Utilize an advanced data curation infrastructure to interpret, understand, and summarize the key clinical and molecular parameters from peer-reviewed biomedical literature.
  • Contribute to the further development of specialized dictionaries for use in the text-mining of clinical literature.
  • Feel inspired by the challenge of building a knowledge infrastructure that will ultimately help physicians to choose the right treatments, in the right combination for each and every patient.
Your skills and qualifications
  • Ph.D./Master’s degree in biological sciences, biochemistry or genetics, with basic understanding of genomics and gene sequencing.
  • 5+ years research experience in a laboratory setting.
  • Previous experience in oncology, cancer biology, clinical trials, and outcome metrics is a plus.
  • Exquisite attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • An interest in recent advances in cancer treatments, diagnostics, and biology.
We offer
  • The position offers significant opportunity for personal development in the revolutionary area of personalized medicine.
  • A varied, demanding scope of responsibility requiring a high level of autonomy.
  • Flat hierarchies and a motivated, skilled team.
  • A comfortable work environment located in the center of Heidelberg.
  • Competitive salary package and excellent opportunities for development in an international company.
Take the first step and join us! We are looking forward to receiving your complete application, in German and English, including your salary expectations and earliest start date. Please send it to Svetlana Renschler at

Molecular Health GmbH · Human Resources · Kurfuersten-Anlage 21 · 69115 Heidelberg ·

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About Molecular Health GmbH

About us Molecular Health invented the most comprehensive bioinformatics platforms in the world. It enables highly scalable precision medicine applications. We combine the molecular and clinical data of individual patients with all relevant biomedical knowledge to provide better individual treatment options. Personalized medicine changes the way diseases are analyzed, understood and...

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