Post Doctoral Fellow

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Position Number 998658 Functional Title Post Doctoral Fellow Position Type Post-docs Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

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.

Position Summary

The position is expected to focus on lipidomics and metabolomics studies of human diseases, using state-of-the-art instrumentation and tools for biomarker discovery/validation and a better understanding of the pathogenic mechanism of human disease. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for this position include a PhD degree in the field of Chemistry or Life Sciences; fully trained in metabolomic/lipidomic sample preparation from various sample matrices, chromatographic separations and mass spectrometry of metabolites and lipids; and strong skills in quantitative data analysis of metabolomics/lipidomics data and biological interpretation of results.

The candidate for this position should be self-motivated, have critical thinking and independent working skills, possess sufficient communication skills, and the ability to work with others in a collaborative research environment.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications Special Instructions to Applicants

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

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience Org #-Department Translational Biomedical Research - 13403 Job Open Date 10/30/2018 For Best Consideration Date Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.0 (Full-Time) Type of Appointment Time Limited If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

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Research Projects

Essential Tasks

This position will conduct research projects aimed at identifying novel metabolite and lipid biomarkers within the scope of the external grants

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time 40 Key Responsibility

Experiment

Essential Tasks

The position will require experimental design, sample preparation, instrument operation, data acquisition, bioinformatics and statistical data analysis and biological interpretation of the data used in the meeting of grant outcomes and reportings

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time 20 Key Responsibility

Presentation

Essential Tasks

This position will require presenting research findings at scientific meetings and preparing manuscripts for publications based on research findings.

ADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).

Physical Effort Reading - C, Writing - C, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - C Work Environment Inside - C Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
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    Posted: 2/5/2019
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