[phenixbb] Scientific Writer Position, Berkeley California
PDAdams at lbl.gov
Sun Mar 23 17:54:41 PDT 2008
PSI Knowledgebase Scientific Writer, Lawrence Berkeley National
Division: Physical Biosciences
SUMMARY: We are seeking an intelligent and motivated structural
biologist technology specialist to research, document, and communicate
new technologies to the scientific community. This project is part of
the NIH-funded Protein Structure Initiative (PSI) Knowledgebase. The
position will require interactions with other groups in the
Knowledgebase, members of the Protein Data Bank, researchers at NIH-
funded PSI centers, scientific journals, and the broader biological
research community. The successful candidate will work under the
direction of the Principal Investigator for this project. Primary
duties and responsibilities are promoting new PSI-developed
technologies to the broader scientific community, and editing a web
portal describing these technologies.
NOTE: This is a one year Term appointment with the possibility of
renewal under the same terms and conditions, contingent upon continued
funding and availability of work.
DUTIES: Essential - Primary duties and responsibilities will include
regular communication with researchers at the PSI-funded structural
genomics centers and other programs. Interaction with other
groups in the PSI Knowledgebase, members of the Protein Data Bank,
researchers at NIH-funded PSI centers, scientific journals, and
the broader biological research community. Collecting information
describing technologies from other PSI-funded researchers and by the
use of web and bibliographic search tools. Writing text that
describes new technologies to the broad scientific community.
Maintaining and editing written and graphical material on a web site
devoted to technology dissemination. Extensive email and verbal
interaction with other researchers. Marginal - Analysis of
QUALIFICATIONS: Essential - BS, MS or equivalent in a scientific
discipline, preferably structural biology, biology, or chemistry.
Demonstrated experience of scientific research using either
computation or instrumentation. Solid interpersonal skills and the
ability to work in a team environment are critical. Ability to
communicate with a broad range of researchers. Excellent spoken and
written English skills are essential. Marginal - Experience with the
solution of macromolecular structures using crystallographic or NMR
methods. Practical computational analysis of crystallographic data.
Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python.
To apply: visit http://cjo.lbl.gov/ and search for the keyword PSI or
the job number 21575. Please see http://cjo.lbl.gov/app_instr.html for
details of how to apply.
Deputy Division Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, U.C. Berkeley
Vice President for Technology, the Joint BioEnergy Institute
Head, Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
Building 64, Room 248
Tel: 510-486-4225, Fax: 510-486-5909
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.
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