Announcements

Job opportunity: Program Manager in Computational Biology at the Department of Energy's Biological and Environmental Research (BER) program

This position is located in the Biological Systems Science Division, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, Office of the Deputy Director for Science Programs, Office of Science, Department of Energy. The Office supports basic research in the natural sciences to advance environmental and biological knowledge that promotes national security through improved energy production, development, and use. The Division is responsible for a broad multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research portfolio to develop fundamental biological information and to advance technology in support of DOE’s missions in biology, climate change, and the environment. This includes research focused on the role of plants and microbes in processes related to energy, environmental remediation, and the biological cycling of carbon and nutrients in the environment.

The incumbent will serve as scientific and technical authority in computational biology, bioinformatics, metabolic engineering, systems biology modeling and simulation with emphasis on data management and computing infrastructure and has the responsibility to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate research programs in these fields on a national and international level.

For more information visit: http://science.energy.gov/ber/

Job details:
Job Title: Computational Biologist
Agency: Department of Energy
Job Announcement Number:15-DE-SC-HQ-002
SALARY RANGE: $106,263.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, October 6, 2014 to Monday, October 20, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0401-14/15
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: Germantown, MD View Map
WHO MAY APPLY: U.S. Citizens
Moving expenses may be paid.
Job announcement: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/382639500

Funding Opportunities

Application Due Date:
Thursday, June 5, 2014, Sunday, October 5, 2014, Thursday, February 5, 2015
Application Due Date:
Thursday, June 5, 2014, Sunday, October 5, 2014, Thursday, February 5, 2015
Application Due Date:
Saturday, April 5, 2014, Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Friday, December 5, 2014

Webinars

Presenter:
Robert A. Latour, Ph.D., McQueen-Quattlebaum Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Clemson University
Webinar Date
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

MSM Meetings

(to be held in conjunction with SC14, room TBA, Sunday, 16 November 2014, New Orleans, LA, USA)

Meeting Date:
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Meeting Location:
New Orleans, LA
Meeting Date:
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 to Friday, December 5, 2014
Meeting Location:
NIMBioS at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Winter Simulation Conference (WSC) is the premier international forum for disseminating recent advances in the field of dynamic systems modeling and simulation. In addition to a technical program of unsurpassed scope and quality, WSC provides the central meeting place for simulation practitioners, researchers and vendors. Research in modeling and simulation is propelled by fostering cross fertilization between various disciplines. The theme for WSC 2014 is “Exploring Big Data through Simulation.”

Meeting Date:
Sunday, December 7, 2014 to Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Meeting Location:
Savannah, GA

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