[phenixbb] Technology Specialist Position, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
PDAdams at lbl.gov
Tue Feb 23 10:40:14 PST 2010
We are seeking a 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 requires 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
maintaining and further developing a web portal describing these
technologies. The successful candidate will need to be able to produce
attractive online content, and have good scientific writing /proof
reading skills. There is also a large community outreach element to
the role, including presentations at meetings, the answering of
questions via email, and the possibility of establishing an online
forum. Additional tasks may include setting up a SVN software
repository, and other online tools which will be of assistance to the
structural biology community.
Qualifications: B.S., M.S., Ph.D. 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. Familiarity with scripting
languages such as Python. Experience with maintaining web sites.
To apply: visit http://cjo.lbl.gov/ and search for the keyword PSI or
the job number 24114. Please see http://cjo.lbl.gov/app_instr.html for
details of how to apply.
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.
Acting 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: 1-510-486-4225, Fax: 1-510-486-5909
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.
Executive Assistant: Patty Jimenez [ PAJimenez at lbl.gov ]
[ 1-510-486-7963 ]
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