Re: [AMBER-Developers] postdoc position in Amber development/drug discovery

From: Daniel Roe <>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 11:31:38 -0500

Hi Carlos,

I don't know if you heard from Christina, but Dave won't be able to
support me past Feb. of next year. Dave had mentioned to me that he
thought this position sounded like it fit me very well, but I wanted
to get your opinion. Do you think I should apply?


On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Carlos Simmerling
<> wrote:
> Hi all,
> sorry for the off-topic posting, but I have an opening for a postdoc
> position involving development of methods in Amber.
> The successful candidate will work on development of free energy calculation
> methods related to protein-ligand binding that are currently underway in the
> Simmerling lab. The candidate needs to be able to carry out scientific
> programming and writing manuscripts. Experience with Amber usage and
> programming is desirable, as is experience with high performance
> computing. The project is funded by a pharmaceutical company and would
> involve significant collaboration with researchers at the company, including
> joint project meetings and access to proprietary corporate data sets for use
> in validating the simulation methods. Although this is an industry
> collaboration, publications are expected. This is an excellent opportunity
> to make valuable contacts in the pharma industry.
> The research environment is productive and highly collaborative; the
> Simmerling lab is part of the new Laufer Center for Physical and
> Quantitative Biology (, with Prof. Ken Dill recently
> hired as director and 4 other labs in the Center also doing atomic-level MD
> simulations. There are also ample opportunities for training and
> collaboration, with both computational and experimental researchers, and the
> postdoc would be encouraged to develop independent projects. The lab has
> access to significant computational resources through XSEDE (formerly
> Teragrid), as well as a large local cluster and the IBM Blue Gene own by
> Stony Brook and located at Brookhaven National Lab.The postdoc would need to
> start this calendar year.
> Please submit CV, cover letter and references to Carlos Simmerling by email
> at the address below.
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> Carlos Simmerling, Ph.D.
> Professor, Department of Chemistry
> Associate Director, Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology
> CMM Bldg, Room G80              Phone: (631) 632-1336   Fax: 632-1555
> Stony Brook University               E-mail:
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Daniel R. Roe, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
BioMaPS Institute, Rutgers University
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