The Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI), located at Virginia Tech, seeks candidates for its Software Scientists, both Lead and Staff positions.

Lead Software Scientist: The successful candidate will work with the MolSSI Director and Board of Directors to lead and coordinate day-to-day activities of the MolSSI, will oversee the work of the software staff and software fellows, and will be actively involved in software development and training. Candidates should have demonstrable skills in computational methods and theories for molecular sciences, software development and management. Qualified applicants must have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, materials science or related areas with demonstrated related experience. The application should also have a strong research record; strong communication skills to effectively interact with all stakeholders in MolSSI and with staff; and the ability to timely plan, initiate and execute activities. In addition, the successful candidate will mentor the software staff and fellows and help prepare reports as necessary for the funding agency.

Staff Software
Scientists:  The successful candidates will be actively involved in an interdisciplinary team who will help develop software frameworks, interact with community code developers including Software Fellows, develop and provide software development training, collaborate with partners in cyberinfrastructure, form mutually productive coalitions with industry, government labs and international efforts. Candidates should have demonstrable skills in computational methods and theories for molecular sciences, applied mathematics, or computer science and in active community software development. Qualified applicants must have a PhD in chemistry, physics, biology, materials science, applied mathematics, computer science or related areas. The applicant should also have a strong research record; strong communication skills to effectively interact with all stakeholders in MolSSI and with staff; and the ability to timely execute activities.

Applicants must submit online at http://www.jobs.vt.edu and locate the posting for Lead Software Scientist (Posting SR0160147) and Staff Software Scientists (Posting SR0160163) under the Department of Chemistry. Applicants will submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and provide three references. The Search Committee Coordinator is available to address any specific questions related to the position: Professor Theresa Windus, Iowa State University, Department of Chemistry, 125 Spedding Hall Ames, IA 50011;  twindus@iastate.edu.

Review of applications for both positions will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Additional information about the MolSSI is available at http://molssi.org/index.html

Molecular Sciences Software Institute, Virginia Tech

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