Position Available: Macromolecular Crystallographer

Lisa J. Keefe keefe at anl.gov
Wed May 21 08:09:41 EST 2003


Macromolecular Crystallographer staff position available at IMCA-CAT at the
Advanced Photon Source

Applicants are being sought for the position of Macromolecular
Crystallographer available at the Industrial Macromolecular Crystallography
Association Collaborative Access Team (IMCA-CAT), a high-throughput
structural biology facility located at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne
National Laboratory in Argonne, IL.

Description:
Position is to maintain and extend the crystallographic program of the
facility and provide user support for scientists from the structural biology
community who conduct research using the IMCA-CAT synchrotron beamlines.
Responsibilities include:  providing user support by training and assisting
researchers in using the IMCA-CAT beamlines and biochemistry laboratory and
advising reserarchers in designing strategies for macromolecular data
collection and processing; growing crystals; conceiving, designing and
conducting experiments to validate the beamlines and associated equipment;
maintaining experiment end station instrumentation (ccd detectors,
goniostats, beam stops, sample changing robots, sample cryocoolers, etc.);
maintaining the biochemistry laboratory; contributing to the development of
new methods and automation for high-throughput data acquisition.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in related discipline. Experience in macromolecular crystallography.
Experience at a synchrotron research facility is highly desirable.

To Apply:
For additional information, please see our website:
http://www.imca.aps.anl.gov

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact
information for three references to:

Lisa J. Keefe, Ph.D.
Director
IMCA-CAT, Sector 17
Advanced Photon Source
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Avenue, Bldg 435A
Argonne, Illinois 60439 USA

Phone: 630.252.0544
FAX: 630.252.0521

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Illinois
Institute of Technology is an EOE employer.


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