Research Scientist

first_imgPosition SummaryBioXFEL is an NSF Supported Science and Technology Centerdeveloping the biological applications of X-ray Free ElectronLasers. It is a consortium of 8 institutions led by staff from theDepartment of Materials Design and innovation ( MDI ) at theUniversity at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB) andadministratively headquartered at the Hauptman-Woodward MedicalResearch Institute. One of the teams in BioXFEL provides dataprocessing support for XFEL experiments around the world.We are looking for a candidate that can join this team and providedata processing support for crystallographic and potentiallysolution and single particle XFEL experiments. The supportfunctions would be based in Buffalo with the opportunity to attendsome beamtimes if necessary. The support team consists of stafffrom multiple BioXFEL institutes. We are looking for a candidatewho can operate effectively in a diverse community of students andinvestigators who shares our vision of helping all constituentsreach their full potential.The successful candidate(s) will be involved with thefollowing:• Assisting in data processing for crystallographic based XFELexperiments.• Assisting in the analysis and drafting of publications related toresults.• Establishing expertise to help support potential single particleand solution based experiments.• Helping teach others best practices for data processing.• Contributing to the scientific development of new techniques andmethodologies dependent on level and experience.The candidate would be based at the Hauptman-Woodward MedicalResearch Institute in Buffalo New York but work closely with UB,HWI and BioXFEL scientists and students as part of theeffort.Outstanding Benefits PackageWorking at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. Thereare personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirementplan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthymix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort tosupport your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website tolearn about our benefit packages .About UBThe University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive publicresearch university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifiesambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities toachieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultureschallenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed.Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to furtherknowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates whoare 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 ResearchFoundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due toan applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, national origin and veteran or disabilitystatus.Minimum QualificationsMasters in an XFEL or structural biology related field.Expertise in XFEL based structural biology data processing.Preferred QualificationsFamiliarity with crystallographic approaches to structuralbiologyExperience working in a collaborative team environmentStrong computational skills.For more information, click the “How to Apply” button.last_img

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