[phenixbb] Technology Specialist Position, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Paul Adams 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.

Paul Adams
Acting Division Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence  
Berkeley Lab
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, U.C. Berkeley
Vice President for Technology, the Joint BioEnergy Institute
Head, Berkeley Center for Structural Biology

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