Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 93537-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93537-AS



Hiring Department: A347520-VCRGE/BIOTECH/GENOMICS

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MARCH 27, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in chemistry, biomolecular chemistry or related field is required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Well-qualified candidates will possess the following experience:

1) Research and project management experience.
2) Expertise in the operation of Orbitrap mass spectrometer systems (Orbitrap Elite, Q Exactive HF, and Orbitrap Fusion)
3) Expertise and experience in analysis of proteins by mass spectrometry
4) Expertise in two or more of the following areas: protein extraction, protein quantitation, enrichment techniques including the use of antibodies, protein tagging, peptide synthesis, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry methods development for both targeted and discovery approaches, biostatistics and analysis of large quantitative mass spectrometry data sets, expertise in multiple areas is preferred.
5) Expertise in capillary LC column fabrication
6) Expertise in the informatic analysis of mass spectrometry data

1) Experience using MaxQuant proteome analysis software.
2) 4 or more years of experience in process development for the characterization of proteins.
3) Expertise in analytical separation techniques, including reversed phase chromatography, HILIC, ion-exchange chromatography, size exclusion chromatography, capillary zone electrophoresis, capillary gel electrophoresis, capillary isoelectric focusing as applied to proteins, peptides, and lipids.
4) Expertise in label free protein quantification
5) Experience analyzing large sample cohorts

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

Coon Laboratories seeks a highly motivated scientist to join our proteome analysis team. We are presently engaged in dozens of NIH-funded collaborative proteome analysis projects that utilize mass spectrometry technologies. The successful candidate will lead several of these projects and assist the Principal Investigator in managing the proteome project portfolio, developing research methodologies, and preparing results. The laboratory is equipped with cutting-edge mass spectrometers and related equipment. Experience using Orbitrap mass spectrometry systems and capillary chromatography are required. The successful candidate will also lead technology development projects and must have strong interest in independent research.

Additional Information:


Emily Baer
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Begin the online application process by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining your experience as related to the position as well as a current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume. You will be directed to a reference form within the application.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Feb 22 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Mar 22 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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