Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

Structural Analyst/Programmer

EMBL-EBI UK, Hinxton near Cambridge, United Kingdom
Application deadline: 16 Mar 2014

We are seeking to recruit a structural analyst/programmer to join the Protein Data Bank in Europe team (PDBe) at the European Bioinformatics Institute located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK.
The Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe; is part of the Worldwide Protein Data Bank organisation (wwPDB;, which maintains the global archive of 3D structural data on biomacromolecules. The PDBe team also maintains a number of databases that support deposition and advanced search services for structural biologists and the wider scientific community. The team consists of an international and inter-disciplinary mix of professionals (scientists and IT specialists).
Please apply online through our website.
Applicants should have a PhD in some area of structural biology, structural chemistry or structural bioinformatics, and experience of working with the PDB, CATH or SCOP resources. Proven programming skills (e.g., in C/C++ or Java, and Python or Perl) and experience with developing web-based tools and web services are essential. In-depth knowledge and understanding of protein structure is necessary and a few years of post-doctoral research experience in structural biology or structural bioinformatics would be an advantage.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, fluency in English, ability to work independently in a distributed team, and attention to detail are required.