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The Pennathur group at the University of Michigan (Division of Nephrology) has an opening for a postdoctoral or early-career researcher in metabolomics and biomarker discovery. The successful candidate will work on chromatography and mass spectrometry-based projects in diabetic complications and chronic kidney disease from model systems to clinical studies. The position involves collaborations with researchers in the group having basic, translational as well as clinical backgrounds.
The ideal candidate has a strong background in separation sciences, specifically liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry with a strong desire to drive bioanalytical research through development of novel workflows involving targeted and untargeted metabolomics. Experience with omics data analysis and biostatistics is a plus. Training related to the use of cell, animal and human model systems can be provided. Recent relevant publications from the laboratory include: Anal Bioanal Chem. 2019 Sep;411(24):6297-6308; Anal Bioanal Chem. 2018 May;410(12):2865-2877; JCI Insight. 2019 Nov 1;4(21):e130317. Doi. Salary will be as per NIH postdoctoral guidelines and is negotiable for more senior candidates. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
PhD in analytical Chemistry, or biochemistry, or a related discipline
3 years of experience operating state-of-the-art HPLC and MS instruments with strong skills data analysis of mass spectrometry data.
Qualitative and quantitative analysis of small-molecules by HPLC and MS data
Applicant should be self-motivated, have critical thinking and independent working skills, possess sufficient communication skills, and the ability to work with others in a collaborative research environment.
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