Postdoctoral Fellow

Bloomington, Indiana (US)
NIH Standard
October 29 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Summary:

The Trinidad Lab in the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University is taking applications for two postdoctoral research positions. A key driver of our current research is an R01 funded program on the analysis of neuronal protein glycosylation and phosphorylation in both health and disease. The positions also offer an opportunity to work collaboratively with a range of laboratories interested in such approaches as chemical crosslinking to map protein interactions, large scale quantitative proteomics and mapping protein-drug interaction sites.

We are particularly interested in candidates with interest and experience in large-scale post-translational proteomics, metabolomics and/or glycomics. The successful applicants will play an integral role within our growing team of interdisciplinary scientists. The applicants will be expected to design and execute independent research using mass spectrometry to solve biological problems across multiple scales.

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Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related discipline with a focus in mass spectrometry techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess a creative, analytical approach to problem solving, the ability to work independently and the willingness to lead interdisciplinary collaborations and have 0-3 years of post-doctoral experience. Experience with mass spectrometry based proteomics, post-translational modifications and quantitative mass spectrometry are preferred.

Salary and Rank:

Annual salary is will be in the range of $48,000-$50,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive salary along with a benefits package will be offered.

Special Instructions:

Interested candidates should apply at Please   provide a cover letter indicating research interests, career goals, and experience as well as a curriculum vitae, and arrange to have two letters of reference e-mailed to Dr. Jonathan Trinidad ( Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. For best consideration please apply before 11/30/2021

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Department Information:

The Department of Chemistry consists of a well-rounded research community with cutting-edge expertise in a wide variety of modern disciplines including analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, materials chemistry, and biochemistry.

Department Contact for Questions:

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:  Dr Jonathan Trinidad, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, 800 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405,

For Best Consideration Date:

November 30th, 2021

Expected Start Date:

January 1, 2022 or later