Job Description

Requisition Number 06626
Department Name: Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Programmer III
Position Summary:

We seek a programmer with experience with high-performance code to develop and maintain the next generation of AutoDock, the most widely used software to perform molecular docking simulations.
We are a highly interdisciplinary laboratory that combines several skills, including chemistry, to biology, physics, and mathematics.
Our software is freely distributed and used in research centers around the world, with a wide user base counting thousands of active members.
The position will be involved in at least one NIH-funded project for cutting edge research aimed at developing methods for drug design, and apply them in collaborations with other laboratories within and outside the institute. Specifically, the person will be responsible for developing the core libraries and the main docking engine, in collaboration with the other members of the lab.

Location: California
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. developed/performed in the individual lab.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in developing efficient and maintainable C++ code.
  • An advanced degree in a field directly related to the science developed/performed (e.g., physics, chemistry) may be accepted in lieu of some experience (e.g. Master’s degree in lieu of 2 years’ experience or Ph.D. in lieu of 3 year’s experience), depending upon the candidate CV.
Preferred Qualifications:

The development pipeline currently deployed in the lab includes:

  • Python
  • OpenCL
  • OpenBabel/RDKit
  • Qt
  • SQLite
    Prior experience with one or more of these is preferred.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Scientific & Technical
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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