Research Scientist

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

BioXFEL is an NSF Supported Science and Technology Center developing the biological applications of X-ray Free Electron Lasers. It is a consortium of 8 institutions led by staff from the Department of Materials Design and innovation ( MDI ) at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB) and administratively headquartered at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute. One of the teams in BioXFEL provides data processing support for XFEL experiments around the world.

We are looking for a candidate that can join this team and provide data processing support for crystallographic and potentially solution and single particle XFEL experiments. The support functions would be based in Buffalo with the opportunity to attend some beamtimes if necessary. The support team consists of staff from multiple BioXFEL institutes. We are looking for a candidate who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and investigators who shares our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The successful candidate(s) will be involved with the following:
• Assisting in data processing for crystallographic based XFEL experiments.
• Assisting in the analysis and drafting of publications related to results.
• Establishing expertise to help support potential single particle and solution based experiments.
• Helping teach others best practices for data processing.
• Contributing to the scientific development of new techniques and methodologies dependent on level and experience.

The candidate would be based at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute in Buffalo New York but work closely with UB, HWI and BioXFEL scientists and students as part of the effort.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications

Masters in an XFEL or structural biology related field.
Expertise in XFEL based structural biology data processing.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with crystallographic approaches to structural biology
Experience working in a collaborative team environment
Strong computational skills.

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