Dr. Maria Kurnikova is searching for a part time Senior Research Chemist to provide theoretical expert interpretation and analysis, and simulate mechanisms of action of metal containing enzyme proteins in collaboration with Y. Guo group.
To help interpret experimental findings and to quantitatively model enzymatic mechanisms of proteins and their mutants using techniques of quantum mechanics and molecular mechanics. To develop models of proton and electron transfer in these systems. Do develop new compounds in theoretical rational design. This is a part time position will be for approximately 10 hours a week.
A PhD in theoretical and computational chemistry with specialization in electron transfer in metal-containing proteins is required. A 10+ years experience in independent research in the metalloprotein field. A leadership experience as well as an experience in collaborating in a mixed experimental and theoretical group environment is required,
Proficiency with quantum mechanical and molecular mechanical software at the code-developer level is required.
Acode-developer level expertise in Gussian, AMBER and Gromacs packages is required.
Please submit your detailed CV that includes 3 contacts for references. You may also include a cover letter which explains your interest in the position
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