Postdoc Research Associate_Proteomics

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Position TitlePostdoc Research Associate_ProteomicsVacancy IDPDS002856DepartmentPharmacology - 424001Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEProposed Start Date10/01/2020Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date09/03/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

The Department of Pharmacology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a post-doctoral research associate position in the UNC Proteomics Core Facility ( The post-doc will work collaboratively with the Director, other team members at the core facility and UNC researchers (faculty, post-docs, graduate students). The post-doc will contribute to a variety of ongoing and new projects in collaboration with UNC researchers involved in COVID, cancer and drug discovery research. Specific focus will be on developing and implementing methods for novel applications. Contributions could include meeting with collaborators to discuss projects, developing experimental design, wet-lab method development, sample preparation, LC-MS method development and analysis, thorough data analysis and writing reports.

Educational Requirements

PhD in Chemistry, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or another life sciences discipline.

Qualifications and Experience

Experience in the field of mass spectrometry-based proteomics is required. The ability to problem solve and work on multiple projects at the same time is required. The ability to work in a team environment with co-workers and collaborators from a variety of fields is required. The applicant should be familiar with common biochemical laboratory techniques. Preparing samples for proteomics analysis (in-solution/in-gel digestion, TMT labeling, PTM enrichment, peptide fractionation) is desired. Experience with operating LC-MS instruments (for example, Thermo QExactive, Lumos) and in-depth proteomics data analysis (using MaxQuant, Perseus, Proteome Discoverer, R) is desired.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
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    Posted: 9/9/2020
    Application Due: 9/19/2020
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