[phenixbb] Beamline Scientist Position, Berkeley California
PDAdams at lbl.gov
Sun Mar 23 17:46:52 PDT 2008
Beamline Biophysicist Scientist/Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National
Division: Physical Biosciences
SUMMARY: As a member of the Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
(BCSB), provide technical and scientific support for users at the BCSB
beamlines (http://bcsb.lbl.gov) at the Advanced Light Source in
Berkeley California. Work with the BCSB group leader and other BCSB
scientists and engineers to develop methodology and instrumentation
for collecting and analyzing crystallographic data using synchrotron
radiation. Participate on projects involving the structure
determination of biological molecules and biomolecular complexes.
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.
DUTIES: Essential - Provide support for users regarding data
collection, processing, archiving, and analysis. Play a role in
coordinating and participating in engineering projects to advance the
capabilities of the beamlines, with a focus on robotics systems for
sample handling. Participate in the development of instrumentation and
methodology for biological crystallography. Participate in the design,
implementation, and evaluation of collaborative experiments involving
biological crystallography. Collaborate with colleagues both internal
and external to the Berkeley Lab. Prepare documentation for beamline
staff and users. Prepare scientific data for publication in refereed
journals and present findings at seminars and conferences. Required to
occasionally work off-hours and weekends to support users. Marginal -
Assist with developing research proposals that lead to continued
funding in the area of biological crystallography for the BCSB/ALS.
QUALIFICATIONS: Essential - Substantial experience working in the area
of synchrotron science using complex instrumentation and computer
controls. Experience with robotics hardware and control systems.
Experience with the collection of experimental data for biological
crystallography. Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research
and organize results for publication and presentation documented by
publication record in either: physics, biology, bioengineering,
biophysics, biochemistry or instrumentation fields. Excellent written
communication skills along with strong organizational, analytical, and
interpersonal skills. Experience in the use of computer programs
required for biological crystallography. Ability to work in a team
environment and effectively interact with a broad range of colleagues.
Marginal – M.S. or Ph.D. in physics, biology, bioengineering,
biophysics, or related field. Experience in UNIX computing.
To apply: visit http://cjo.lbl.gov/ and search for the keyword BCSB or
the job number 21576. Please see http://cjo.lbl.gov/app_instr.html for
details of how to apply.
Deputy Division Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, U.C. Berkeley
Vice President for Technology, the Joint BioEnergy Institute
Head, Berkeley Center for Structural Biology
Building 64, Room 248
Tel: 510-486-4225, Fax: 510-486-5909
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.
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