RCSB PDB Job Listing

RCSB PDB career opportunities are posted at www.rcsb.org/pdb/jobs.html. The current available openings are:


The Protein Data Bank (PDB) group at the University of California, San Diego is seeking a Project Manager to guide the PDB in its next five-year phase of development. The Project Manager will work collaboratively with the PDB software architects, programmers, and scientists, at UCSD and the RCSB PDB partner sites, to expand the PDB's functionality and reliability as a premier biological data and information resource.

Job functions include: identify and develop requirements for new PDB delivery, query functionality and usability; develop and implement innovative approaches that will satisfy users' current needs and anticipate their future needs based on progress in the science of structural biology and structural bioinformatics; and work with the scientific community to fulfill the above.


  • Ph.D. in biological sciences or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field of bioinformatics and computational biology, including expert knowledge and research experience in sequence and protein structure analysis, protein 3-D structure prediction and fold recognition, and protein modeling.
  • Extensive background and expertise in project management and research coordination.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team of high-level professional scientists and computer programmers.
  • Advanced skills and experience in developing biological databases and in SQL.
  • Ability to communicate and deal effectively and productively with people at all levels of responsibility in various functional areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse set of people to solve problems and build consensus.
  • Strong, demonstrated experience in software development, especially with Enterprise Java and multi-tier architectures.

Applicants should apply on-line at joblink.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.html?cat=new&job_id=31324.