We are looking for an experienced Java developer/contractor to work with us on a really innovative text-mining and Java backend development project, related to SureChEMBL and the Illuminating the Druggable Genome (IDG) grant. The role will be on a 6-month contract and will involve the development of new Java components for the extraction, storage and provision of biological named entities in patent documents. The suitable candidate (like Alice above) will have more than three years hands-on experience working as an Enterprise Java Developer in production environments with large codebases. Experience in the field of chemo/bioinformatics would be ideal but not a a deal-breaker. More information on the job description and requirements here . If you think you have what it takes, drop us a line with your CV.