Posting Description: A post-doctoral research position in biomedical quantitative analysis and data processing is available in a collaboration between the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Pharmacology, University of Colorado Denver. We carry out research in innovative analytical and imaging techniques, instrumentation hardware and software development. Our current work is focused on the software development for data acquisition and analysis using our state-of-the-art tandem quadrupole ion mobility time-of-flight mass spectrometer (Waters Synapt G2-S) for advanced lipid metabolomic studies. This position is responsible for developing new data acquisition approaches for tandem mass spectrometry, adaptive signal processing and analysis to answer fundamental questions in pharmacology and engineering. This position reports directly to the faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering and will be a member of a team of researchers from the Department of Pharmacology at the School of Medicine. An ideal candidate is a PhD graduate with experience in analytical chemistry, medical imaging system hardware/software development and data processing; a firm knowledge of general analytical approaches, and strong background in scientific programming. Experience in mass spectrometry instrumentation is preferred but not required. Desirable characteristics include a strong, peer-reviewed publication record of multidisciplinary research, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a highly cooperative, collaborative demeanor. A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate self-motivation, impeccable planning skills, independent project development, and history of fruitful research. Candidates may also have the opportunity to supervise graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering towards their PhD/MS thesis completion on this topic. Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com, refer to job posting F00765 Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/. The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a PhD in one of these fields of study: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, Biophysics, Analytical Chemistry and Applied Mathematics. Minimum of 2 years experience in imaging and sensing techniques, data acquisition and instrumentation hardware and software development Minimum of 3 years experience in scientific programming and algorithms Excellent oral and written communication skills using the English language Highly cooperative and collaborative demeanor The ability to work independently within the multidisciplinary research labs on imaging, data analysis and instrumentation development
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Desired Qualifications: Proven experience and familiarity with mass spectrometer systems.