Research Scientist

Job description

Position Number 999713

Functional Title Research Scientist

Position Type Research

Position Summary

The primary purpose of the UNCG Center for Translational Biomedical Research is to conduct basic and translational research in human diseases, with focuses on biomarkers for early diagnosis of disease, understanding of disease pathogenesis and development of novel interventions for disease prevention and treatment.

The position will perform grant-funded research projects, including experimental design, sample preparation, data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation, research presentation at national/international meetings, manuscript preparation, and grant proposal preparation. The position will be responsible for training graduate students in routine laboratory techniques, and new members in the Center using chromatography and mass spectrometry systems, and data analysis tools. The research area is type 1 diabetes and diabetic complications.

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for this position include a PhD degree in the field of chemistry, life sciences or biomedicine. A minimal 2 years of post degree research experience in LC-MS based proteomics of mamillian cell, tissue and biofluid is required.

The position requires professional skills in research design, data acquisition, data analysis, biological interperation of results, manuscript preparation and presentation of research findings.

The position requries expert knowlege in gloabal and targeted proteomics work flow, extensive hands-on experience in proteomic sample preparation, operation of Thermo QExactive series and TSQ Quantiva or similar mass spectrometers and related LC systems from Thermo, data analysis tools such as MaxQuant, Skyline, Perseus and Proteome Discoverer.

The candidate for this position must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. In addition, previous experience with cell culture, protein biomarker studies of type 1 diabetes , knowledge of immunology, protein PTM analysis, and strong records in scientific publications are preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

-Curriculum Vitae
-Cover Letter
-List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Company Name
Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic). At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.
Email Address
Contact Phone Number

Recruitment Range 60 - 65,000

Org #-Department Translational Biomedical Research - 13403

Job Open Date 07/13/2018

For Best Consideration Date 07/20/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

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    Posted: 12/22/2018
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