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Research Associate - Web Application Developer

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Research Associate - Web Application Developer
Department Proteomics
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

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 an 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. This position is a calendar year research position and is not a faculty teaching appointment.


Minimum Education and Experience

BS or MS Degree in Computer Science or comparable combination of education and experience with considerable focus developing responsive Web applications using JavaScript.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required experience with web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React.js/Redux, jQuery), and JSON

Experience consuming APIs in JavaScript client applications

Experience resolving browser, cross-platform compatibility issues, and testing front end applications

Experience with TypeScript and WebGL a plus

Strong written and oral communication skills in English, as well as the ability to work independently and prepare scientific manuscripts is required.

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Physical Demands and Work Environment



Posting Details

Posting Number 18FA0055
Posting Open Date 02/12/2018
Posting Close Date
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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Reference Letters