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Remote Sourcer

Remote, OR
March 19, 2019

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Michael G. Jacobs

Santa Fe, New Mexico ***** USA

Objective: Remote/virtual talent acquisition sourcer role


9+ years of recent experience in cold-sourcing passive scientific and technical talent

strong Boolean keyword string-building and LinkedIn Recruiter and internet research skills

adapt well and quickly to sourcing niche skill-sets that are new to me

demonstrated ability in quickly creating flow of qualified and persuadable applicants

Recent Accomplishments

From April 2017-July 2018, with no previous domain experience and across two different start-ups, I achieved a total of nine offers to seven PhD-level and two MS-level candidates – four computer vision/imaging scientists, a data scientist, a satellite imagery data ingest engineer, a statistical geneticist, and two machine/deep learning software engineers.

Recruitment industry employment history

CiBO Technologies, Inc., Cambridge, MA ( Nov 2017-Jul 2018

Title: Remote Technical Sourcer

Sourced computer vision/imaging/remote sensing scientists and algorithm engineers, data scientists, software engineers, and environmental systems mechanistic modeling scientists

Descartes Labs, Inc., Santa Fe, NM ( Apr-Oct 2017

Title: Contract Sourcer

Sourced computer vision and deep learning scientists and engineers, and Python and DevOps engineers

Theranos, Inc. May-Oct 2016; Apr-Aug 2017

Title: Remote Contract Sourcer

Sourced molecular biologists, protein engineers, clinical laboratory scientists, and project managers

Michael G. Jacobs, Search Consultant Jul 2008-May 2016

Title: Independent External Sourcer

Sourced wet-lab scientists, SG&A executives, project managers, machine learning/data/computational scientists, computer scientists, and software engineers

Michael G. Jacobs Legal Search 1996-2005

Title: Independent External Sourcer

Sourced lawyers for corporate law departments and law firms in California, Texas and Oregon


University of Oregon, JD, BA; Member, Oregon State Bar #812700, inactive status; US Citizen

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