The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for an Project Scientist position.
This position is expected to work independently, making significant and creative contributions to collaborative research and method development in collaboration with the Director and clients of the Genome Center’s Proteomics Core Facility. Collaborators may include UC Davis faculty and staff, and off-campus scientists. Method development will be in multiple areas, including sample preparation, quantitative proteomics, mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography and data analysis. Examples of cutting edge proteomic methodologies may include quantitative proteomic profiling using TMT mass tags, data independent acquisition and targeted proteomic applications.
Candidates should have a Ph D. in Biology, analytical chemistry or a related field, with at least one years’ experience with quantitative proteomics and 3-5 years’ experience with tandem mass spectrometry and 3-5 years’ experience working in a multiuser mass spectrometry or related facility . Preference will go to candidates with at least 2-3 years of experience with quantitative proteomics, including TMT quantitation, SILAC and label free, 5+ years of experience in a multiuser mass spectrometry or related core facility, and 3 years of experience using Thermo scientific mass spectrometers, including experience using and maintaining a Orbitrap Fusion Lumos and Ultimate 3000 LC and Easy nanoLC. Preference will also be given to candidates who have experience on committees or research groups in organizations such as the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF).
Interested candidates should submit all materials via the web-based online submission system (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/), JPF02473. Required materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, and letters of recommendation from 3-5 references. The deadline for full consideration is October 25, 2018.
The University of California, Davis, and the UC Davis Genome Center are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.