Research Scientist

North Carolina State University

United States

August 31, 2022

Description

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG191921EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Research Scientist Anticipated Hiring Range $70,000 - $75,000 Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, may involve extended hours depending on the work needed. Job Location Raleigh, NC Department METRIC Mass Spectrometry Platform Technology About the Department

The Molecular Education, Technology and Research Innovation Center (METRIC) provide NC State researchers and University partners with world-class state- of-the-art measurement science facilities across four buildings throughout campus, encompassing three key molecular characterization technologies including mass spectrometry, magnetic resonance (NMR and EPR), and X-Ray Crystallography (small molecule and macromolecular).

In addition to ample operations, meeting, conference, and storage space, the main sample preparation laboratory is equipped with sample analysis and preparation instrumentation including a Bio-Rad ChemiDoc XRS Gel Imager, Bio- Rad Pharos FX Plus Fluorescent Imager with 3 wavelengths, Bio-Rad iMark Microplate Reader, Stereomicroscopes, Column Packing Stations, data analysis hardware and software, and a cutting edge LMD system with live-cell imaging capability, Leica LMD 7000, Leica CM 1950 Cryostat, laminar flow hoods, 1D Electrophoresis, Eppendorf benchtop Centrifuges, Vortexers, Thermo Fisher Sorvall ST 16R centrifuges, and Nanopure water purification systems.

METRIC is primarily located in Dabney Hall and Polk Hall, with satellite facilities in the Molecular Toxicology Building and Partners III on Centennial Campus.

Essential Job Duties

Primary duties of the Research Scientist include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Designing and conducting experiments with collaborators and other METRIC scientists;
  • Developing new methods for extraction, separations, mass spectrometry data acquisition and data analysis for metabolomics and proteomics; prepare journal quality figures and experimental sections in collaboration with faculty;
  • Collaborating in writing grant proposals with faculty seeking to engage in proteomic and metabolomic research;
  • Assisting in the development of Standard Operating Procedures and workflows; perform routine maintenance and instrument calibration.
  • Other Responsibilities

    Other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Master's degree in Chemistry (or related field) or Bachelor's degree in chemistry with 3 years of experience.
  • Significant experience in analytical chemistry / mass spectrometry / advanced separations in the context of mass spectrometry.
  • Other Required Qualifications

  • Effective experimental design, presentation skills, data analysis, and writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with collaborators to execute sophisticated mass spectrometry measurements in METRIC.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop workflows and SOPs.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including written and verbal, be highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and make recommendations for improved operational processes in support of METRIC's continued growth.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. in analytical chemistry / mass spectrometry / advanced separations in the area of mass spectrometry, specific to -OMICS (from metabolomics to proteomics) with 3+ years of experience in relevant field.
  • At least five years of experience in modern off-line and in-line separations / mass spectrometry research methods.
  • Documented record of scientific presentations and publications in the field of mass spectrometry preferred.
  • Experience in sample preparation in the area of bioanalytical chemistry with diverse sample types, operation and troubleshooting of advanced tandem mass spectrometry platforms, quantification approaches, and quality assurance/quality control.
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)

    N/A

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

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 07/28/2022

    Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please attach a cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three (3) professional references.

    Position Details

    Position Number 00065505

    Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 210204 - METRIC Mass Spectrometry Platform Technology AA/EEO

    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 workatncstate@ncsu.edu. 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.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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