The Post-Doctoral Fellow is expected to focus on lipidomics 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 using animal models. The position will perform grant-funded research projects, including experimental design, sample preparation, data acquisition, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, and research presentation at national/international meetings.
The minimum qualifications for this position include a PhD degree in the field of Chemistry or Life Sciences; fully trained in lipidomic/metabolomic sample preparation from various sample matrices, in particular tissues and cells, chromatographic separations and mass spectrometry of lipids/metabolites; and strong skills in quantitative and bioinformatic analysis of lipidomics/metabolomics 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. This position will work independently with regard to research performance under externally funded grants.
Internal Number: 999739, 999712
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