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This position is located in the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases (LID), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH).


As a Computer Scientist, you will:

  • Design and develop scientific software applications and/or hardware.
  • Participate in establishing system design characteristics to meet requirements.
  • Implement algorithms for highly parallel computer structures containing many processor elements in application  areas such as computational chemistry and structural biology.