Postdoctoral Scholar (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory)

Job description

Job ID: 43322

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 04/30/2018


National High Magnetic Field Laboratory


The NSF High Field FT-ICR MS User Facility at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has a postdoctoral position ($50K/yr) available beginning Spring, 2018. The position is fully funded for a period of 24 months. We seek highly motivated applicants to work with permanent staff to develop and implement improvements in sample preparation and/or data analysis practices for top-down proteomics. Job responsibilities include support of a 2 year NHMFL-NRTDP collaboration to develop novel proteoform mass measurement algorithms that takes full advantage of the ultrahigh mass resolving power and mass accuracy of a 21 tesla FT-ICR mass spectrometer, and implement a proteoform quantitation strategy for application to user samples.
Our facility has partnered with the National Resource for Translational and Developmental Proteomics (NRTDP), an NIH P41 resource (Neil Kelleher, P.I.) based at Northwestern University, to develop and optimize workflows for high-throughput discovery top-down proteomics by LC-MS/MS on the 21 T FT-ICR platform. We envision close engagement with the NRTDP. The successful candidate will travel to Northwestern University as needed to receive training and collaborate with NRTDP staff in sample preparation methods and/or data analysis strategies.


We seek a candidate with experience in development of new software and/or advanced sample preparation methods for quantitative LC-MS/MS analysis. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field (biochemistry, microbiology, bioinformatics, etc.) and an established publication record. Experience with FT-ICR MS and chromatography is desirable, but not required.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

How To Apply

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Send an official graduate transcript, CV including publications, description of prior research/experience, and three letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Lissa Anderson
Director, Biological Applications Ion Cyclotron Resonance Program
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Florida State University
1800 E. Paul Dirac Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310
[email protected]

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Posted: 4/11/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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