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Academic employee for metabolomics method development using mass spectrometry

Posted by: Statens Serum Institut

Posted date: Sep-19-2018

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

https://www.ssi.dk/Service/OmSSI/Job%20og%20Karriere/Stillinger/St illing.aspx?id=116119<br />
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<div><strong>About us  </strong></div>
<div>In the Department of Congenital Disorders at Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, we are about 40 employees and a number of associate guest researchers, PhD and specialists. The department is nationwide for a number of special biochemical and molecular biology studies and has an active research environment.  </div>
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<div><strong>The position  </strong></div>
<div>You will be responsible for developing and improving LCMSMS-based methods for our metabolomics research projects from sample pre-analytics to handing of results.  </div>
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<div>In collaboration with a dedicated technician and a dedicated academic researcher, your main tasks will include technical troubleshooting in the laboratory, literature search for state-of-the-art methods for various biological matrices, quality assurance (i.e. method validation, procedure writing, quality control, etc.).  </div>
<div>Your objectives will be to develop high quality and high throughput methods and apply these to our current research projects.  </div>
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<div>In addition to metabolomics (primary focus), you will possibly be involved in other forms of method development, e.g. proteomics, steroid analyses, support on other instruments.  </div>
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<div><strong>Your education and experience</strong>  </div>
<div>We expect you to have a relevant academic background. It is preferable if you have a recent PhD or at least 3-year professional experience involving hands-on LCMSMS.  </div>
<div>To contest the position you probably have:  </div>
<div>• a strong technical background and interest in QExactives or Orbitrap-type instruments  </div>
<div> experience in analytical method development, preferably in biology / life sciences  </div>
<div> knowledge and interest in quality assurance  </div>
<div> experience with or interest for automation of extraction methods (e.g. programming of pipetting robots)  </div>
<div> good collaborative skills, commitment  </div>
<div> proficient spoken and written English  </div>
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<div>It is an advantage if you have:  </div>
<div> metabolomics experience  </div>
<div> experience with handling various biological matrices (dried blood spots, plasma, CSF, urine, etc.)  </div>
<div> experience with collaboration and guidance of technicians  </div>
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<div>In addition, it is an advantage if you speak and write Danish.  </div>
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<div><strong>We offer  </strong></div>
<div>A job in a highly committed and ambitious work environment, with amble opportunity to influence the research projects and a highly varied working day.  </div>
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<div><strong>Terms of employment  </strong></div>
<div>The employment is covered by the terms of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC) (overenskomst for akademikere i staten)  </div>
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<div>The position is a fulltime position limited to 3 years.  </div>
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<div><strong>Contact  </strong></div>
<div>For further inquiries about the position, please contact section leader Arieh Cohen +4532683520.  </div>
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<div><strong>Are you interested?  </strong></div>
<div>Click “apply” to send your job application with curriculum vitae and diploma / exam certificates.  </div>
<div>Interviews are expected to be held in week 40 or 41.  </div>
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<div>Statens Serum Institut has a non-smoking policy and is a non-smoking workplace.  </div>
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<div>We encourage everyone who are interested to apply to the position – regardless of age, gender, religion, disa-bilities or ethnicity.<br />
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https://www.ssi.dk/Service/OmSSI/Job%20og%20Karriere/Stil linger/Stilling.aspx?id=116119</div>
Job Title Academic employee for metabolomics method development using mass spectrometry
Post Details
Email julc(at)ssi.dk
Employer's Website www.ssi.dk
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Chemistry
Job Classification Job Classification -> Engineering
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Key Words metabolomics, orbitrap, LCMSMS, mass spectrometry, proteomics, analytical chemistry, method development, quality
Start Date 01/12/2018
Deadline Sep-30-2018