Summary of Position: The employee in this position will develop methods and perform LCMS analysis of proteins and peptides, and data analysis for protein identification, quantification as well as functional analysis. The employee will maintain the lab database, software depository for updates and analysis. The employee will also provide necessary training related to quantitative proteomics and bioinformatics to other lab members and maintain communication with PI on any lab issues.
Duties: 80% Conducting experiments including protein identification and quantification, LCMS operation, PTM enrichment, Cell culture, chromatographic analysis of proteins and peptides, bioinformatic analysis, structural functional relationship analysis, participating abstract grant and manuscript writing.
15% Design experiments including developing and testing new workflow and methodology, evaluating data and improving the methodology, adapting methodology from literature for applications in research projects.
5% Maintenance including maintaining lab research databases, software depositories, computer servers as well as backing up original experimental records and raw data, providing trainings to other lab members and participating routine lab activities and presentations.
All Required Qualifications Must Be Documented In Application Materials
Required Qualifications: BS/BA in Biology and one (1) year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience to equal five (5) years. Bioinformatics research experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Research experience in quantitative proteomics, post-translational modifications, proteomics and transcriptomics data analysis, protein structural analysis and basic knowledge in molecular biology including cell culture, plasmid purification and Western blotting.
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