[NOBUGS] Software Development Posts at Diamond

Alun.Ashton at diamond.ac.uk Alun.Ashton at diamond.ac.uk
Tue Oct 23 09:21:32 BST 2012

Please find details below details of software development posts at Diamond. Full details on these posts and others can be found on the web site http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home/Jobs/Current.html.

MX and BioSAXS Automation
Job Title: Software Engineer  
Post Type: Full Time- Fixed Term- 3 years 
Salary information Circa £33k 
Job Reference: DIA0789/CG  
Application deadline 30/11/2012 
The successful candidate will contribute to our efforts in software automation in the field of structural biology. In particular, macromolecular crystallography (MX) and biological small angle X-ray scattering techniques (BioSAXS), two highly automated, complementary experiments used to determine 3 dimensional structural information on proteins. Working with existing staff and international collaborators you will enhance and extend our existing fully automatic MX data reduction and structure solution pipelines as well as help develop the equivalent for BioSAXS as part of a European wide initiative, Biostruct-X (http://www.biostruct-x.eu/).

MX Data Acquisition
Job Title: Software Scientist  
Post Type: Permanent/ Full Time 
Salary information Circa £33k 
Job Reference: DIA0774/CB  
Application deadline 16/11/2012 
Duties to include:
* Share the first line support of the software for MX interacting closely with both beamline staff and external users;
* Participate in the implementation of the data acquisition software for one or more Diamond beamlines under the mentoring of more senior group members.(Initially for MX);
* Use particular scientific experience to participate actively in the use and direct support of Diamond's Macromolecular Crystallography (MX) beamlines first to establish requirements and then to manage the implementation of software to improve and extend functionality;

SR Data
Job Title: Software Engineer  
Post Type: Fixed Term- 1 year/ Full Time 
Salary information Circa £33k 
Job Reference: DIA0772/CB  
Application deadline 16/11/2012 
* Implement  updated NeXus standard data format for data acquisition software where appropriate and participate in the development of supporting software within the Data Acquisition and Scientific Computing groups at Diamond; 
* Development of Eclipse RCP perspective and toolkit;
* Contribute to the provision of documentation  for software developed within the Data Acquisition and scientific computing groups at Diamond; 

Alun Ashton, alun.ashton at diamond.ac.uk Tel: +44 1235 778404
Scientific Software Team Leader,  http://www.diamond.ac.uk/
Diamond Light Source, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 0DE, U.K.

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