Auburn University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is seeking a postdoc with a desire to tackle applied research questions utilizing high-resolution ion mobility mass spectrometry instrumentation platform (Agilent 6560 IMMS). The postdoc will have the opportunity to broaden research experience, will have excellent opportunity for publication and instrument access on a daily basis is typical.
The successful candidate will explore various applications of ion mobility and mass spectrometry analytical measurements focused on environmental and clinical applications. In addition to addressing current projects, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop novel, data-driven research concepts and participate in grant-writing as the opportunity arises. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong mass spectrometry experience. Having experience on using LC/MS and ion mobility techniques is preferred.
To find out more about the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University please visit: http://www.auburn.edu/cosam/departments/chemistry/.
The candidate will hold a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related discipline at the time the appointment begins and have strong mass spectrometry expertise. The candidate will have demonstrated experience in sample preparation, analysis and data interpretation. The candidate will possess the ability to work independently and summarize data findings for dissemination. Additionally, the ability to work collaboratively across disciplines, excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, and the ability to self-direct a research project are required. The candidate must be eligible to work in the United States at the time employment begins and to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
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