Post-Doc in Molecular Determinants Core at Johns Hopkins University in St. Petersburg, FL

Location
St. Petersburg, Florida
Salary
NIH post doc stipend scale (approximately $50,000 - $61,000)
Posted
January 17 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Post-Doc in Molecular Determinants Core at Johns Hopkins University in St. Petersburg, FL

A post-doctoral scholar position in metabolomics/biochemistry is available with the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Molecular Determinants Core (https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/Academics/Research/Cores/Molecular-Determinants-Core) /Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal Fetal Neonatal Institute (https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/Maternal-Fetal-Neonatal-Institute) under the directorship and mentorship of Dr. David Graham and Dr. Prabhu Parimi.

Our main goal is to study the impact of early nutritional interventions including mother’s own milk versus donor milk and to develop novel approaches for the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases associated with pre-term birth.  This position should be considered as an industrial postdoctoral position are requires adherence to policies and procedures associated with the position.

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to extend our team of researchers. A main part of the position will be the work with mass spectrometry assay development, sample preparation, analysis and manuscript writing.

Ideal candidates will have a mixture of the following skills:

  • PhD in chemistry, biochemical or biological sciences or related field
  • Ability to implement quality systems and process improvements
  • Full understanding and knowledge of separation science and general chemistry
  • Hands-on experience in the field of biological mass spectrometry
  • Ability to quickly learn and develop new laboratory skills and techniques
  • Proven technical troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Proven ability to cope with a dynamic work environment
  • Applicants must possess good communication skills and be fluent in both spoken and written English

To apply, please send your CV, a brief statement of research interests, and contact information for three references in one PDF document to kristine.kirstein@jhmi.edu.