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Software Specialist JOB

Christophe Verlinde verlinde at u.washington.edu
Wed May 8 19:47:29 EST 1996


At the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Biomolecular Structure 
Center of the University of Washington in Seattle an HHMI position is 
available for a                                                

SOFTWARE SPECIALIST

in the group of Dr. Wim G.J. Hol, whose research is devoted to protein 
crystallography, structure based drug design, and protein engineering. 
Current projects focus on a variety of drug target proteins such as 
cholera toxin, trypanosomal enzymes, Fe-dependent repressors, topo-
isomerases, multi-enzyme complexes, malaria drug targets and vaccine 
candidates, plus others. This multidisciplinary setting has a marvelous 
infrastructure for computational activities in crystal structure 
determination as well as in computer design and screening of novel 
protein inhibitors in the fields of infectious diseases and cancer.
             
The position includes the development of new software, installation 
and maintenance of new software from outside sources, as well as 
introducing new group members to the computing environment, assisting
in the installation and maintenance of an extensive network of computer
systems, and participating in challenging ongoing crystallographic and 
modeling projects in the group.

The ideal candidate is a person with experience in using and developing 
protein or small molecule crystallographic software, combined with a 
sincere interest in molecular modeling software for drug design. Good 
interpersonal skills are also essential.

            Please address applications, which should contain a full cv, 
a one-page summary of research and computing experience, and the full 
addresses plus telephone numbers of three references to:

            Wim G.J. Hol Ph.D.
            Howard Hughes Medical Institute and 
              Biomolecular Structure Center
            University of Washington
            Box 357742
            Seattle WA 98195-7742, USA
            Email:    bmsc at gouda.bmsc.washington.edu



HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer who offers a competitive salary 
and a full benefits program.  




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