PostDoctoral Associate in Cheminformatics, Structural Chemistry

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
RCSB Protein Data Bank
United States New Jersey Piscataway


RCSB Protein Data Bank is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with domain expertise in organometallic complexes. The successful candidate will work on the metalloprotein remediation project that leads to modernized and uniform data representation of PDB entries containing metalloproteins to make these data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR). This position will involve collaboration with wwPDB scientists and software developers in a collaborative team environment. Training will be provided in the design of PDB data model, PDB small molecule reference dictionaries, PDB chemical tools, and other related scientific software tools used in structural biology. The candidate should show an eagerness to learn new skills and technologies.

Influence the development of structural biology as a field representing high scientific standards.
Be part of a friendly and collaborative working environment with excellent professional development opportunities.
At Rutgers, this academic position offers New Jersey state benefits and a faculty-level salary.
Staff and Faculty benefits page:
Benefits for Full-Time Employees |
Tuition benefits:
Tuition Remission |


● PhD in Chemistry, Cheminformatics, or chemistry related disciplines
● Has domain expertise in organometallic complexes
● Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
● Good documentation habits

● Experience in macromolecular structures
● Experience working with large and complex scientific datasets
● Experience in software development using Python or C++
● Self-motivation and independence
● A track record of productive research results

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply