Software Engineer and Scientific Programmer (Fortran and Unix) (Manchester)

Scientific Programmer Faculty of Life Sciences University of Manchester Closing date 08 01 2011 Reference Ls 10769 We are looking for a software developer or scientific programmer to develop interesting new applications for structural biology. Single particle analysis using electron microscopy is a powerful and versatile technique for determining molecular structures and near atomic resolutions have been be reached with some specimens. We are pioneering new methods for analysis of structures of macromolecular complexes using electron cryo-microscopy making use of novel correlation functions and network analysis. You will develop and program new software applications and algorithms and field test these on laboratory projects. The project will involve high performance computing and programming in the Fortran 90 and python languages. The post is funded by the Bbsrc starting immediately for up to 15 months. Salary £24273 27319 p.a.