The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology seeks to fill two vacancies for full-time Research Programmers.
The function of the Research Programmers is to bolster the development of the Center’s biomolecular modeling, simulation,
visualization, and analysis programs VMD (Visual Molecular Dynamics) and NAMD (Nanoscale Molecular Dynamics).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Identify and design features needed by the user community
Collaborate with members of the programming team to develop new features
Implement simulation, analysis, and visualization methods and algorithms
Improve performance (e.g., through tuning the code and GPU acceleration)
Document, test, and debug new revisions of the software for release
Respond to questions and bug reports from users
Assist with workshops and other training activities
Contribute to reports, publications, presentations, and proposals
Bachelor’s degree in a physical or mathematical discipline or computer science
Relevant training and/or experience in scientific computing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work both independently and in close collaboration with researchers of diverse backgrounds
Relevant training and/or experience in biomolecular simulation, computational chemistry or other scientific computing, including software development and distribution
Experience in implementing users’ requested features
Experience in developing and implementing automated workflows commonly used in computational chemistry research
Experience in graphical user interface (GUI) development
Experience in high-performance parallel or distributed computing
Knowledge of C, C++, CUDA, OpenCL, Tcl, Tk, Python, MPI and/or Charm++
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible Academic Professional position. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. In order to ensure full consideration,
applications must be received by April 2, 2019. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.
The expected start is as soon as possible after the closing date. To apply, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu
and upload your cover letter,
resume, and names/contact information for three references as a single PDF file by April 2, 2019. All requested information must be entered for your application to be
considered. For further information, please contact Beckman Institute Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please visit: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-b...nstitute-110896
João Vieira Ribeiro
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
Beckman Institute, University of Illinois
+1 (217) 3005851