PDB Job Listings

The PDB is pleased to announce that career opportunities at the PDB will be posted at http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/jobs.html. The currently available openings are:


The Protein Data Bank at Rutgers University has a position open for an applications programmer to support and develop software for data processing operations at the Protein Data Bank. Programming areas include: macromolecular structure analysis and validation, molecular graphics, web application development, distributed object and relational database applications, and general scientific programming. Experience developing and maintaining object oriented software on UNIX platforms is required. Experience in the following is highly desirable: C/C++, JAVA, and CORBA.

Please send resume to Dr. John Westbrook at jwest@rcsb.rutgers.edu.


The Protein Data Bank at Rutgers University has a position open for an annotator to curate and standardize macromolecular structures for the Protein Data Bank. A background in biological chemistry, as well as some experience with UNIX-based computer systems, is required. Experience in crystallography and/or NMR spectroscopy is a strong advantage. The successful candidate should be well-motivated, able to pay close attention to detail, and meet deadlines. This position offers the opportunity to participate in an exciting project with significant impact on the scientific community.

Please send resume to Dr. John Westbrook at jwest@rcsb.rutgers.edu.


The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is actively seeking two qualified individuals for career appointments. Work primarily involves developing applications for the Protein Data Bank (PDB) database query and analysis functions. Examples include: writing scientific application code, working on collaborative scientific and programming activities across several partner sites, and contributing to the research educational mission of the project. Other key activities include: contributing to and implementing new technologies, particularly in the areas of enabling technologies, meta-computing, and visualization. Qualifications sought include: a basic understanding of a scientific research area such as biology or chemistry and the rudiments of computation science for that discipline. Must have broad experience in support and application of relational database programs such as Sybase and Oracle for delivery of scientific data via the Internet. Advanced knowledge of specified, key programming languages and operating systems such as C++, Perl, CGI, Java, and application development environments relevant to supercomputing programming. Application development experience under Sun Solaris and/or SGI IRIX operating systems. Experience with a wide range of computer platforms/operating systems including Sun/Solaris, SGI/IRIX, and PC/NT. EEO/AA Employer.

Please send resume to Prof. Phil Bourne at bourne@sdsc.edu or Dr. Helge Weissig at helgew@sdsc.edu.