Applications are invited for the position of postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Dr. David Chatfield in Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, in the School of Integrated Science and Humanity, at FIU.
The candidate will contribute to all aspects of a research program in computational biomolecular chemistry, with the focus being development and application of computational tools for macromolecular modeling for a suite of research projects within the theme of heme protein structure and function.
QualificationsExperience with molecular modeling software such as CHARMM, with quantum chemical software such as Gaussian and QChem, and with biomolecular visualization software such as VMD is required, as is experience coding novel algorithms to enhance the capabilities of such software and working in a linux/unix computer cluster environment.
In addition to the technical responsibilities, the candidate will participate in writing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication and grant proposals, as well as assist in the mentoring of junior research group members. Qualified candidates are encouraged to attach CV, transcripts, and list of three potential references in a single pdf file.
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