Join our multidisciplinary team at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Curate, validate, and standardize macromolecular structures from the PDB community. Participate in exciting projects with significant impact on the scientific community.

Positions: Biocurator | Front End Developer (Full Time)

Biochemical Information & Annotation Specialist (Biocurator)

Deposition/Biocuration Services support Data Depositors who submit the results of their structural studies of biological macromolecules to the PDB. All data deposited undergo expert review. Each structure is examined for self-consistency, standardized using controlled vocabularies, cross-referenced with other biological data resources, and validated for scientific/technical accuracy.

Biocurators communicate daily with members of the deposition community, and annotate, publicly release, and update entries in the PDB archive.

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Front End Web Application Developer (Unit Computing Specialist)

The RCSB PDB web development team creates state-of-the-art web applications using data exploration tools and 3D molecular visualizations.

Responsibilities for this position are developing and maintaining web applications. This will include design, code development and deployment, testing, troubleshooting, preparing documentation, analyzing and refactoring existing application code in order to improve performance and functionality.

The ideal candidate should consider themselves expert in web technologies such as HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS, and supporting frameworks. This candidate should enjoy engaging with other developers in a collaborative team environment, generating ideas, and designing and building solutions. The candidate should also show an eagerness to learn new skills and master new technologies.

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While a scientific background is not a requirement, a willingness and ability to engage with scientists and scientific content, and any background experience in chemistry, biology, structural biology, or bioinformatics would be considered a plus.

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About Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

RCSB PDB is located at the Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine at Rutgers in Piscataway, NJ.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,000 students and 23,400 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Biocuration Team at Rutgers

Biocuration Team at Rutgers

Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine

Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine