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!

Sincerely, 
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 intsocbio@gmail.com 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.