computational scientist position

Alun Ashton awa at
Thu Nov 13 09:24:08 EST 1997


Based at Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington, Cheshire

 CCP4, is a BBSRC supported activity to develop, distribute and support a
software suite which is used worldwide in the field of protein
crystallography. Written mainly in standard FORTRAN 77 and implemented on a
wide variety of platforms, the programs cover most aspects of Protein
Crystallography, including data reduction, structure determination and

We have a vacancy for a person to maintain, develop and support the
software. Candidates should have an honours degree in computer science or a
scientific discipline and considerable experience in programming. The
succesfull applicant will also have good communication and organisational
skills as he/she will be expected to interact with other members of the CCP4
team and with collaborating university personnel.

The post is offered on a 2 year fixed-term basis and will be at Band 5
level. The salary will be in the range of 14,828 to 24,233 depending on the
amount of relevant experience. Further progression is dependent on
performance. A non-contributory pension scheme, flexible working hours and a
generous leave allowance are also offered.

For further details about the post please contact Dr. S. Bailey at Daresbury
(tel. 01925 603530, email: s.bailey at For an application form
please contact the recruitment office, R71, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory,
Chilton, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0QX or telephone (01235) 445435 (answerphone)
quoting our reference VN1560/97

 More information about the post, CCLRC and CCP4 can be found on the World
Wide Web pages (,

 All applications must be returned by mid Dec 1997

 CCLRC is committed to equal opportunities and a non-smoking policy is in

Alun Ashton
Alun Ashton,  awa at      Tel: +44 1925 603530
CCP4,         ccp4 at     Fax: +44 1925 603124
Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Warrington, WA4 4AD

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