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Post Doctoral Associate
Job Number: 2021-36911
Category: Post Doc
Location: Shrewsbury, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Biochemistry & Molecular Pharm - W404000
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Grade: 86
Union Code: Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: April 2, 2021

Description

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to join the Mass Spectrometry Facility at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The successful candidate will work on multiple projects in basic science and translational research. This is a broad search and possibilities for specialization and focus area include quantitative proteomics approaches OR targeted/untargeted metabolomics approaches AND/OR applications of mass spectrometry imaging (AP MALDI/vacuum MALDI/DESI). Located in Shrewsbury MA, the Facility provides both services and collaborative efforts within the Medical School, as well as to external academic and industry partners. The Facility supports a diversity of applications across quantitative proteomics, structural biology, metabolomics, small molecule quantitation, and mass spectrometry imaging. We have nine mass spectrometry platforms including four Thermo Orbitraps (Fusion Lumos w/ FAIMS and ETD, Q Exactive HF-X, Q Exactive and Orbitrap Velos Pro), a Q-TOF (Waters Synapt G2-Si) and two triple quadrupole instruments (Waters Xevo TQ-XS, Thermo TSQ Quantiva).

Requirements

The successful candidate must be highly motivated, have outstanding organizational skills, and be interested in expanding his/her background while working in a fast-paced interdisciplinary analytical laboratory. Prior experience with mass spectrometry and a demonstrated interest in scientific publication is required. Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment, demonstrate attention to detail and keep accurate laboratory records. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. When submitting your resume, please include a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, your career goals and the names and contact information of three professional references.

For immediate consideration, send CV and cover letter to: scott.shaffer@umassmed.edu

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