Researcher focusing on metabolomics
Sort on published: 2017-09-07
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The Department of Medicinal Chemistry conducts research and teaching in four different main areas. The focus of our interdisciplinary Department lies on drug discovery, analysis of biological samples, pharmacognosy, and molecular imaging. More information about the department with a total of about 85 employees and its activities can be found at www.ilk.uu.se.
Researcher focused on metabolomics at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry (DMC) with a primary placement at the Division of Analytical Pharmaceutical Chemistry (APC), BMC, Uppsala.
Providing expert support for research projects aimed at the development of new methods for metabolite profiling, with a special focus on separation, detection and data analysis, and thus be part of the research conducted at APC in the area of metabolomics.
Being a metabolite profiling expert in research projects focused on the application of metabolite profiling methods for hypothesis generation. The work includes the development of new, and/or implementation of known methods from the literature for application on specific studies.
To mentor undergraduate students.
The position includes part-time responsibility for maintenance of equipment and instruments at APC and DMC.
PhD in the field of analytical chemistry or related areas. Experience of working with biological samples; and at least two of the subareas chromatography, mass spectrometry, data processing and multivariate statistics.
Desirably / meritorious
Postdoctoral experience or equivalent is desirable. Research qualifications and teaching experience (lectures, seminars and supervision of laboratory work) in analytical chemistry research or related areas is an advantage.
Application should include:
- A detailed Curriculum Vitae listing previous education, your PhD thesis, a list of publications, description of skills and previous work experience
- Letter of recommendation
- Cover letter including a half page motivation to work in the project
- Skype contact
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Pay: Individual salaries
Start date: As soon as possible.
Type of employment: Temporary position, 12 months
Working hours: 100%
For more information about the position please contact
Professor Curt Pettersson, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are welcome to submit your application no later than September 24 2017. UFV-PA 2017/3084
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Placement: Department of Medicinal Chemistry
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
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Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3084
Last application date: 2017-09-24