We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced computational structural biologist to join the Structural Bioinformatics Team, Center for Life Science Technologies at RIKEN, Japan. The successful candidate will develop computational methods and tools to enable the automated structure determination from and the efficient structure refinement based on cryo-EM maps. Please visit http://www.riken.jp/zhangiru/ for details of our research activities.
This position requires a PhD in computer science, biophysics, biochemistry, chemistry, bioinformatics, structural biology or related discipline with experience in employing computational tools to solve biological or chemical problems. Experience in cryo-EM based structure determination and related method development is highly desired. Proficiency in object-oriented programming and scripting languages are also required. Experience in parallel computing on supercomputers would be a plus. The ideal candidate should possess a track record of accomplishments demonstrating technical proficiency, independent thinking, and scientific creativity. The research environment in the team is international and English will be used for communication and knowledge of Japanese is not required.
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Dr. Kam Zhang
Structural Bioinformatics Team
Division of Structural and Synthetic Biology
Center for Life Science Technologies
1-7-22 Suehiro, Tsurumi, Yokohama