Research Scholar, OMICS, Mass Spectrometry Platform Technology

North Carolina State University

Posting # PG191378EP

Position # 00107748 & 00108492

Salary range: $75,000 – $85,000

The Research Scholar, –OMICS Mass Spectrometry Platform Technology, will (a) help in the design and conduct experiments with collaborators (b) develop new methods for extraction, separations, mass spectrometry and data analysis for –OMICS research (c) prepare journal quality figures and experimental sections in collaboration with faculty (d) collaborate in writing grant proposals with faculty seeking to engage in –OMICS research (e) assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures and workflows within METRIC (f) perform routine maintenance and instrument calibration. This is a strategic area for growth and expansion of the Molecular Education, Technology, and Research Innovation Center (METRIC) at NC State University.   

Minimum Education and Experience:

A PhD in a relevant field (or relevant terminal degree) or Master’s degree in a relevant field, with at least 5 years of formal post-degree professional work experience in modern off-line and in-line separations / mass spectrometry research methods.

Other Required Qualifications   
Significant experience in sample preparation in the area of –OMICS investigations, as well as effective operation of HRAM mass spectrometry platforms, tandem MS. Well-versed in quantification approaches and quality assurance/quality control. Effective experimental design, presentation skills, data analysis and scientific writing are also essential. Ability to work effectively with collaborators, as well as ability to carefully and effectively undertake sophisticated –OMICS based mass spectrometry measurements in METRIC, are important. Demonstrated ability to develop workflows and SOPs.

Preferred Qualifications    

Ph.D in Analytical Chemistry with a focus on biological mass spectrometry is highly preferred. Experience with modern mass spectrometry platforms including SLIM-Q-TOF, Ambient Ionization Sources, Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Metabolomics, Proteomics and/or LC-NMR-MS background is desirable. Experience in untargeted and targeted -OMICS and lipidomics, advanced separations, HRAM mass spectrometry, tandem MS, quantification, IROA, credentialing, bioinformatics, and mass spectrometry imaging. Strong publication record. Published record of achievements in –OMICS research.


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