The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking a Research Assistant Professor experienced in mass spectrometry to conduct independent and collaborative research in the areas of proteomics, metabolomics, and lipidomics. Duties include aiding faculty members in designing and executing experiments, analyzing data, writing manuscripts and grants (intra- and extramural), maintaining instruments and training undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to contributing to collaborative research efforts within the Brody School of Medicine, the research assistant professor will also be expected to develop independent research projects in areas aligned with the core research mission of the Brody School of Medicine.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Demonstrated work experience with multiple mass spectrometry platforms (i.e. LC-MS, MALDI-TOF MS, tandem MS) and detectors, sample preparation (including lipid and small-molecule extractions, tissue preparation), MS and MS/MS data analysis for metabolomics, lipidomics, and proteomics, and instrument maintenance.
Ability to work in a collaborative environment (on and off campus).
Demonstrated, extensive experience in methodology development and instrument use for a wide variety of applications.
Ph.D. in a related field and 3 years post-doctoral training.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 958505
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular consists of 10 full-time faculty members that includes some fixed term faculty and one school administrator, 7 full-time Research Specialists, 1 full-time Research Technician, two full-time office Administrators and eight graduate students.
The department teaches Biochemistry to medical and dental students and provides instruction in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to graduate students from multiple departments. A wide variety of specialized courses for graduate students are also taught. The educational objective of the department is to provide a sound basic foundation for students from various disciplines. The graduate program through the Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences with a Concentration in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is broadly based to prepare students for careers in academics, research, government, industry and medicine.
In addition to their teaching duties, each of the faculty members has a research laboratory and is expected to perform research in his/her area of expertise. Faculty are expected to apply for grant support and to publish results of their research in professional journals.
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