Join our multidisciplinary development team at UC San Diego as a Scientific Software Developer or Postdoctoral Fellow and engage in RCSB PDB's leading edge research, development, and outreach activities.

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Front End Web Developer

Skill Summary: Responsive adaptive design including CSS, HTML, Bootstrap, JQuery. Modern JavaScript frameworks, especially ReactJS/Redux, and an understanding of modern service architectures.

RCSB PDB (RCSB Protein Data Bank) is a world-renowned, scientific organization focused on serving technical, educational and other programmatic needs of scientific and research communities worldwide. serves more than 1 million users in academia and industry. The RCSB PDB development team creates leading edge web technologies targeted for scientific and educational audiences, including 3D molecular visualizations.

The ideal candidate should consider themselves expert in web technologies such as HTML/HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript and supporting frameworks. This candidate should enjoy engaging with other developers in a collaborative team environment, generating ideas, designing solutions and building them.

Responsibilities for this position are developing and maintaining web applications, including design, code development, testing, troubleshooting, and documentation preparation; and analyzing existing application design and code to improve quality, mitigate issues, and improve performance and functionality.


Submit applications online at Rutgers University.

Scientific Software Developer

Develop, implement, and maintain complex scientific and web-based software systems for the RCSB Protein Data Bank (PDB; at the University of California San Diego (UCSD).

The Scientific Software Developer will work closely and collaboratively with other software developers and scientists at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and the RCSB PDB partner sites to expand's functionality and reliability as a premier biological data and information resource.

Qualifications: Advanced understanding of programming in one or more languages is required (Java, Python or Javascript); In-depth understanding of Bioinformatics; understanding of Biology or Chemistry; and an advanced degree.

Postdoctoral Fellows

The Challenge: Develop innovative analysis, integration, query, and visualization tools for 3D biomolecular structures to help accelerate research and training in biology, medicine, and related disciplines. In these projects, we employ the latest advances in computer science to develop highly interactive features and scalable services and workflows. The overall goal is always to develop highly interactive features for the RCSB PDB website.

Two positions are available: one focused on Visualization and on one Macromolecular Structure/Biological Assemblies. Possible project areas include:

RCSB PDB Development Team members are located at UC San Diego and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

RCSB PDB Development Team members are located at UC San Diego and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Join the Development Team at UC San Diego.

Join the Development Team at UC San Diego.