Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantitative Proteomics

Organization: 
UVic-Genome BC Proteomics Centre
Job Location: 
Victoria, BC, Canada
Job Description: 

The UVic-Genome BC Proteomics Centre is currently offering a fully-funded postdoctoral fellow position in our proteomics research division. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, maintenance, evaluation, analysis, and distribution of standardization kits for performance accreditation of MRM-based quantitative plasma proteomic workflows. Notable mass spectrometers of interest include 3 hybrid quadrupole/ion traps (AB Sciex’s QTRAP 6500 and 2 QTRAP 4000) and 3 triple quadrupoles (Agilent 6490). The incumbent should excel in multitasking, working in fast-paced team environments, writing scientific manuscripts, and presenting at national/international conferences. Extensive hands-on experience with LC-MS is required, including troubleshooting hardware. If you are looking for a new challenge, are ready to lead large research projects, and have a desire to work at the cutting edge of quantitative proteomics, this may be the opportunity for you.

Requirements: 

• PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field within the last 4 years.
• Extensive hands-on experience with LC-MS instrumentation.
• Strong publication record as demonstrated by first-author manuscripts.
• Ability to lead multiple projects and excel in team-oriented environments.

Contact Information: 

If you are interested in applying for a position at the Centre, please email a cover letter and curriculum vitae in PDF format to HR@proteincentre.com. Please state the employment code #134 in the e-mail title. Note that we are not accepting application materials from third-party sources.

About Our Organization: 

The UVic-Genome BC Proteomics Centre is Canada’s National Science & Technology Innovation Centre for Proteomics technology development and service. The Centre has been providing protein analytical service to a wide variety of academic, industrial, and government laboratories since 1982, making us the longest operating protein core facility in Canada. The Centre’s cutting-edge technology development program supports further proteomics research and the development and application of novel methods in the areas of protein identification, characterization, and quantitative proteomics for biomarker discovery and validation. The Centre houses over $10 million in state-of-the art mass spectrometry instruments which are supported by a dedicated team of more than 30 researchers, technicians, bioinformaticians, and administrators. Please visit http://www.proteincentre.com for additional information.