Post-doctoral position in computational biochemistry at Bar-Ilan University

Brief description of the position:
Post-doctoral position in computational biochemistry is available at Bar-Ilan University in the Tel-Aviv area in Israel. The post-doc position can optionally include an extended stay in the United States (University of Texas at Arlington and University of Oklahoma).
Your work responsibility will include developing code for advanced multiscale docking simulations and applying multiscale methods to enzymes, and you will be working in close collaboration with experimental groups.
Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, bio-informatics, or related fields. The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:

  1. Experience in programming/scripting:
    a) Python (experience required)
    b) Linux scripting (experience required)
    c) Fortran, C/C++ (preferred)
  2. Extensive experience with advanced simulation packages (e.g., at least one of the following: CHARMM, Amber, NAMD, Gromacs)
  3. Experience in ab initio/density functional calculations of biomolecules
  4. Experience with machine learning techniques
  5. Experience writing scientific articles
  6. Within 3 years of receiving PhD degree (required)
  7. Good interpersonal skills
  8. Good command of English
    The position is available immediately and is initially for 1 year with possibly extension upon mutual agreement.

Link to the official announcement:

Application deadline:
17 August 2024

Contact information:
Please send CV and cover letter to Prof. Dan T Major (
General information: Major Dan Thomas | Department of Chemistry