Computational Structural Biologist

Organization
Ambry Genetics
Job Location
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist in computational structural bioinformatics to further expand our current in house-structural database and develop new methods and protocols for structural modeling, structural dynamics, protein-protein binding and variant analysis.  The main responsibilities include analyzing and interpreting structure-function relationships, supporting the clinical reporting team and assisting R&D in developing new assays.  The candidate must be currently living in USA.

Requirements

*PhD in Computational Structural Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry or a closely related field.
*Candidates must have a thorough and ongoing knowledge of current theories and principals of computational structural biology (bimolecular modeling and dynamics).
*Experience in programming (Perl, Python, R, bash, C/C++, java) and databases in Linux/Unix environment.
*Knowledge of human genetics, statistics, bioinformatics databases, and computational tools in membrane protein analysis are preferred.
*You must have excellent time management as well as oral and written communication skills.
*Ability to quickly and effectively operate, communicate and influence decision making within cross-functional and multi-disciplinary clinical genetics team.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, working permission status, available date, and salary range desired with curriculum vitae to: [email protected]

About Our Organization

Ambry Genetics is committed to providing friendly knowledgeable client services and high quality research and development in a cutting-edge environment. Since our founding in 1999, our test menu has grown to become one of the most comprehensive in the world and our reputation remains impeccable in the genetics industry.

As a company built by scientists, genetic counselors and physicians, we are your partner in genetics and genomics. We are a trusted resource for clinicians, as we are CAP-accredited, CLIA-licensed and also have our own in-house medical technologist training program.

Ambry Genetics' scope of clients encompasses national and global research projects with some of the world's most respected academic institutions and small to large pharmaceutical companies. Our experience, professional partnerships and certifications make us a trusted provider to the research community.

Students whose classmates are interested in science are more likely to think about a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, a new study says.

CNBC reports that the genetic counseling field is expected to grow as personalized medicine becomes more common.

Gladys Kong writes at Fortune that her STEM background has helped her as a CEO.

Social scientists report that the image of the 'lone scientist' might be deterring US students from STEM careers.