Biomedical Ontologist (m/w/d) in Planegg

Key Responsibilities

  • Your responsibility as Ontologist within the Product Management department is the design, creation and curation of high-quality domain specific ontologies optimized for real-world use cases in semantic search applications
  • You identify public ontologies that can be used as modules within larger domain-specific ontologies
  • You maintain a repository of reusable, normalized ontology “modules” to speed up overall ontology development
  • You extend ontologies with real-world synonyms to be used as vocabulary in text mining applications
  • You curate existing ontologies to reduce the overall redundancy of concepts and assure the overall quality of our main ontologies
  • You identify and develop benchmarks and metrics to assess the quality and performance of an ontology for specific use cases
  • You collaborate with scientists to align with the scientific objectives of the Product management department
  • You ensure the delivery of relevant informatics solutions to meet the scientific goals and communicate learnings across the organization


Your Background and Skills

  • You have a bachelor’s degree with 5+ years relevant experience or master’s/PhD degree with 3+ years relevant or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Biology, or related fields.
  • You have a thorough understanding of scientific life science data and relevant databases.
  • You should have experience in biocuration
  • You should have a deep understanding of semantic modeling principles.
  • You should be able to work with network graphs and know the distinction between labeled directional and non-directional graphs (both acyclic and cyclic).
  • A high level of experience using Protégé software is a must
  • You should have experience using Git as version control software
  • You love words and concepts.
  • You can work with RDF, RDFS, OWL and SPARQL
  • You are writing scripts for automation (shell scripts, Perl, Python, JavaScript, etc.) and data extraction (SQL, SPARQL, Cypher, etc.) in a Unix environment (Linux or macOS)
  • You should be proficient with both relational and NoSQL databases, and should have a good understanding of the differences between them.
  • You can work to deadlines
  • You have excellent people and communication skills
  • You have fluent English language skills, German is a plus

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Biomedical Ontologist (m/w/d)

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Anzeigenart Stellenangebot
Arbeitszeit Vollzeit
Vertragsart Festanstellung
Berufliche Praxis mit Berufserfahrung
Aus- und Weiterbildung Abschluss Hochschule / Berufsakademie / Duales Studium
Berufskategorie Informationstechnologie, Softwareentwicklung / Sonstiges
Arbeitsort Robert-Koch-Str. 2, 82152 Planegg


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