Emory University Postdoc Research Associate in atlanta, Georgia

Description

The Department of Biochemistry and Neurology within the Emory University School of Medicine has a postdoctoral position available to utilize mass spectrometry-based discovery and targeted proteomic applications to identify new biomarkers in in Alzheimer’s’ disease (AD) postmortem brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The individual hired for this position will work closely with the NIH Accelerating Medicine Partnership for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Drug Development Consortium ().Preferable candidates will have aPhD in biochemistry, chemistry or related discipline. Experience with protein/peptide separation and analysis by liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry will also be considered as a plus. Applicants with expertise in quantitative proteomics by label-free, or labeling techniques (e.g., iTRAQ, TMT, SILAC, etc.) and/or targeted MS approaches (SRM and PRM) are preferred. Experience with the quantification of post-translational modifications (PTMs) by MS-based proteomics is also desirable. Finally, the individual must also be able to work with interdisciplinary teams of researchers, and communicate and write effectively as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications. The Emory Integrated Proteomics Core is fully equipped with five mass spectrometers for both discovery and targeted proteomics. These include: Two Fusion Orbitraps (one with electron transfer dissociation), a QE-Orbitrap, a LTQ-XL Orbitrap and a TSQ Vantage triple quadrupole mass spectrometer.

Additional Details

-PhD in biochemistry, chemistry with experience utilizing targeted or discovery proteomic approaches employing mass spectrometry. Strong organization and communication skills are needed to work efficiently in a team environment as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications.-66789BR

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Job Number 15606

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Neurology: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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