Job location: Worcester
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-30
JOB TITLEPost-doctoral FellowLOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMEChemistryDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYA postdoctoral position is available in the Olsen Lab in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The trainees will contribute to NIH-funded biomedical research broadly focused on mammalian phospholipid biochemistry. The candidate will focus on mass spectrometry-based analysis of membrane lipids and their dynamics.JOB DESCRIPTION
Postdoctoral Fellow: The desired applicant will have a PhD in biochemistry or related field with experience in mass spectrometry. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in lipid biochemistry or advanced mass spectrometry analysis. During the first year in the laboratory, the candidate will write individual postdoctoral fellowship applications to appropriate funding agencies. The candidate will be responsible for optimizing mass spectrometry protocols and developing analysis methods. Experience with C. elegans is preferred but not essential.FLSA STATUSUnited States of America (Exempt)WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.