Research Scholar

North Carolina State University

United States

February 7, 2022


Posting Details Posting Number PG190616PD

Position Number 00109038 Position Type Post Doc FLSA Exempt

Department ID 110308 - Kannapolis Research

Department 110308 - Kannapolis Research Job City & State Kannapolis, NC

Position Information

Essential Job Duties

The successful candidate is expected to lead laboratory UPLC-Mass Spectroscopy (MS) analysis of animal and human biospecimens. Responsibility for running instrumentation generating MS/MS data, ensuring data quality, statistical analysis, generating tables and figures for presentation and publications as it relates to broad-spectrum quantitative metabolomics and precision nutrition.

This position will be located in Kannapolis, NC.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead projects utilizing techniques for targeted and broad-spectrum quantitative metabolomic analysis, presenting and reporting.
  • Collecting, calculating appropriate concentrations of analytical samples.
  • Recording and assessing accuracy of data.
  • Co-author on publications and presentations and support grant applications.
  • Other Work/Responsibilities

    Work Schedule Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

    Department Required Skills

  • Knowledge and track record of data safeguarding.
  • Must be familiar with the use of equipment in support of an HPLC-MS/MS, including safe use of fume hoods, storage and disposal of chemical and biological waste.
  • Basic statistical analysis and graphical reporting, track record of good laboratory practice.
  • Knowledge and skills in UPLC-MS/MS and HRMS workflows, use of software for operation, and data acquisition.
  • Experience in basic maintenance of analytical equipment, quantitative analysis, metabolomic and statistical analysis, working with databases.
  • Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Experience with SCIEX MS platforms, use of SCIEX Analyst®, MultiQuant® and OS® software packages, method development, use of extraction methodology such as solid-phase extraction.
  • Required License or Certification


    Valid NC Driver's License required? No Commercial Driver's License Required? No

    Recruitment Anticipated Hiring Range $52,000-$54,000

    If you anticipate multiple hires from this search, please indicate how many

    Job Open Date 01/05/2022 Quick Link https: //


    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have, or will you have by date of hire, a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents