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computational scientist position

Alun Ashton awa at seesig.dl.ac.uk
Thu Nov 13 09:17:25 EST 1997


Based at Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington, Cheshire

 CCP4, is a BBSRC supported activity to develop, distribute and support a
software suite which is used worldwide in the field of protein
crystallography. Written mainly in standard FORTRAN 77 and implemented on a
wide variety of platforms, the programs cover most aspects of Protein
Crystallography, including data reduction, structure determination and

We have a vacancy for a person to maintain, develop and support the
software. Candidates should have an honours degree in computer science or a
scientific discipline and considerable experience in programming. The
succesfull applicant will also have good communication and organisational
skills as he/she will be expected to interact with other members of the CCP4
team and with collaborating university personnel.

The post is offered on a 2 year fixed-term basis and will be at Band 5
level. The salary will be in the range of 14,828 to 24,233 depending on the
amount of relevant experience. Further progression is dependent on
performance. A non-contributory pension scheme, flexible working hours and a
generous leave allowance are also offered.

For further details about the post please contact Dr. S. Bailey at Daresbury
(tel. 01925 603530, email: s.bailey at dl.ac.uk). For an application form
please contact the recruitment office, R71, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory,
Chilton, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0QX or telephone (01235) 445435 (answerphone)
quoting our reference VN1560/97

 More information about the post, CCLRC and CCP4 can be found on the World
Wide Web pages (http://www.dl.ac.uk/CCP/CCP4/main.html,

 All applications must be returned by mid Dec 1997

 CCLRC is committed to equal opportunities and a non-smoking policy is in

Alun Ashton
Alun Ashton,  awa at dl.ac.uk      Tel: +44 1925 603530
CCP4,         ccp4 at dl.ac.uk     Fax: +44 1925 603124
Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Warrington, WA4 4AD

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