Job ID: 127000

Post-doctoral Fellow

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Aug. 1, 2019
  • Post-doctoral Fellow
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Worcester, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry
Post-doctoral Fellow



Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

A postdoctoral position is available in the Olsen Lab in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The trainees will contribute to NIH-funded biomedical research broadly focused on mammalian phospholipid biochemistry. The candidate will focus on mass spectrometry-based analysis of membrane lipids and their dynamics.

Postdoctoral Fellow: The desired applicant will have a PhD in biochemistry or related field with experience in mass spectrometry. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in lipid biochemistry or advanced mass spectrometry analysis. During the first year in the laboratory, the candidate will write individual postdoctoral fellowship applications to appropriate funding agencies. The candidate will be responsible for optimizing mass spectrometry protocols and developing analysis methods. Experience with C. elegans is preferred but not essential.

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI

WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.
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