Postdoctoral Research Associate
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group (TCBG, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in scientific computing, specifically in visual molecular dynamics.

The position involves further development of TCBGs Visual Molecular Dynamics (VMD) program (see

Requirements: A doctoral degree in the biological or physical sciences or in computer science, and three years of experience in programming in C/C++ on a Unix platform are required for the position.

Preferences: Experience with Tcl/Tk, POSIX Threads, OpenMP, MPI, CUDA, scientific visualization, OpenGL, Python are preferred qualities in those seeking to work with VMD.

The postdoctoral position is a 100% full-time, benefits-eligible academic position with the University of Illinois. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 5, 2009.

Please send resume (e-mail preferred, pdf file format) with cover letter and three references to:

David Brandon
3121 Beckman Institute
405 N. Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 265-6480
Fax: (217) 244-6078

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.