We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled computational method developer to fill a Post-Doctoral Researcher (PDR) position in the Computational Crystallography group of MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (MRC-LMB) from January 2018. The position is a part of the multi-partner project "Validation Tools for Cryo-EM" funded by Wellcome Trust. The other members of the project are EBI-Cambridge, Francis Crick Institute, Birkbeck College, CCP-EM at the Harwell Research Complex and The University of Manchester.
The successful candidate will work on the development of mathematical, statistical techniques and software components for validation and refinement of multiple atomic models vs multiple single-particle Cryo-EM maps. The PDR will benefit from the outstanding scientific environment present in the LMB. He/she will also participate in international scientific conferences and teaching workshops to present and teach the developed techniques and software.
MRC-LMB is one of the birthplaces of molecular biology and computational structural biology (http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/) located in Cambridge, UK. MRC-LMB has rich history and traditions in basic research and method development in molecular and structural biology.
Applicants must have PhD or due to complete PhD within 6 months in computational sciences and experience in software development.
For further information please see https://mrc.tal.net/vx/appcentre-ext/candidate/post/1354/en-GB and/or contact Garib Murshudov via email email@example.com.
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