[phenixbb] Postdoc Position - Berkeley, California

Paul Adams pdadams at lbl.gov
Sun May 10 13:02:00 PDT 2015

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Postdoctoral Fellow
Job ID: 80929
Division: Physical Biosciences
Date Opened: 5/8/2015

Summary: A postdoctoral position is available to work on developing new methods for macromolecular structure determination and refinement with the PHENIX software system. To learn more about Phenix visit: http://www.phenix-online.org

Duties: Development and implementation of computational algorithms for structure determination using crystallography. Including methods for the assessment of crystallographic data quality, improved methods for minimization of target functions, algorithms for the automated parameterization of structure refinement, new target functions for the refinement of structures, and enhanced structure deposition tools.

Qualifications: Ph.D., or equivalent experience, in computational crystallography, computational biology, bioinformatics, computational chemistry or a related field. Demonstrated experience with computational methods development. Publications in macromolecular crystallography or related field. Familiarity with software development tools such as C++, C and scripting languages such as Python. Good programming and mathematical skills. Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment are important. Ability to communicate with a broad range of researchers.

Note that this is a multi-year position that is renewed annually on the basis on performance and continued funding.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is a world leader in science and engineering research, with 13 Nobel Prize recipients over the past 75 years, and 57 present members of the National Academy of Sciences. LBNL conducts unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines and hosts four national user facilities. AA/EEO employer committed to the development of a safe and diverse workforce. Learn more at http://www.lbl.gov.

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Paul Adams
Deputy Division Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Division Deputy for Biosciences, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, U.C. Berkeley
Vice President for Technology, the Joint BioEnergy Institute
Laboratory Research Manager, ENIGMA Science Focus Area

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