ISB is hiring a part-time Administrator

The Executive Committee of the International Society for Biocuration is recruiting a part-time administrator (20 hours / month) to assist with us with a few tasks of paramount importance to all our members.

We are looking for a highly organized, enthusiastic candidate with demonstrated ability to work well independently.

Details and requirements about this exciting opportunity are included below, and a flier is also available here. Please help us spread the word!

Your colleagues at the ISB Executive Committee

Position title: ISB Administrator

Position summary
This position will be responsible for managing and carrying out specific objectives of the International Society for Biocuration (ISB) . This position will report to the Executive Committee (EC) of the ISB.

  • Responsibilities
    – Coordinate communications with ISB members
    – Preparation of agenda and minutes of EC meetings
    – Project management associated with EC decisions and initiatives
    – Generating and soliciting web site content
  • Basic qualifications
    – Bachelor’s degree or 2 years experience in similar position
    – Ability to work independently
    – Highly organized
    – Reliable access to high speed internet for videoconferencing
  • Preferred qualifications
    – Experience in communications, project management and outreach for supporting scientific societies
    – Background in life sciences, bioinformatics, and/or data science
    – Experience with WordPress
  • Position details
    – Part-time: 20 hours / month
    – Pay: commensurate with experience
    – Location: Work remotely from anywhere

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter, including the names of two professional references, to with the subject line “ISB Administrator.” All applications received by 2017-10-27 will be given full consideration, and applications will be accepted until the position is filed.

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