JOB OBJECTIVE: Responsible for data archival and curation, including, but not limited to, identifying and acquiring new documentation from relevant digital archives/libraries and databases, transfer, qualify and load documentation (digital archive, public and private domain databases).
1. Collaborate with Data Management experts to identify new, relevant, and high-quality prior art related to the clinical application of psychedelic compounds.
2. Communicate prior art targets, set goals, filter obtained results, generate curated summary intended for a patent examiner, and manage references collection using established management software.
3. Collaborate with legal experts to refine searches and improve/validate prior art summaries.
4. Understands and complies with ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements applicable to our mission.
5. Understands and complies with ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements applicable to our mission
1. Interface with our IT and web-design team to improve search algorithms, optimize data display, and come up with creative ideas for improving our online resource and the user experience.
1. Advance degree in life science, M.Sc., Ph.D. or currently working towards a Ph.D.
2. Knowledge of biochemical studies and common methodologies with a focus in neuroscience, biochemistry, and/or pharmacology.
3. Exceptional research skills, possessing the ability to read broadly, quickly, and effectively.
4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
5. Related experience working in a collaborative and dynamic work environment.
1. Related experience or understanding of Psychedelic Research Industry and/or psychedelic compounds.
2. Knowledge of and experience or with patent law; patents and/or prior art and Intellectual Property policies.
1. Ability to travel in the US and internationally. 10% or less travel required.
2. Ability to occasionally work outside of normal business hours.
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