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Postdoctoral Associate
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Date Posted Aug. 22, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Associate
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Structural Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - General
    Biology - Computational
 
 

Position Summary
The project aims to develop new computational algorithms for the visualization of small molecule compounds bound to target proteins using innovative approaches with solution X-ray scattering. The successful completion of the project will impact many fields from drug discovery and development to basic biological processes. An excellent opportunity for creative, out-of-the-box thinkers who are self-motivated. Candidates will have the opportunity and support to present their research findings at national and international conferences and in high-impact scientific journals. The positions are for an initial term of two years with possibilities for renewal based on performance and available funding. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
A PhD degree in structural or computational biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications
Proficiency in computer programming, in particular Python. Excellent oral and written communication skills for presenting research at conferences and in scholarly journals. Background in physics or mathematics is a plus, in particular familiarity with concepts of Fourier transforms and diffraction. Experience with structural biology techniques such as crystallography and solution X-ray scattering is a plus.


 
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