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Postdoctoral Research Assoc

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Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Requisition Number STFR004171
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 10
Posting Date 11/08/2017

Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.

The Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis at Northeastern University is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to perform research using proteomic profiling techniques. This position will require the development of nanoLC-MS- or/and CE (capillary electrophoresis)-MS-based ultra-sensitive proteomic technologies for deep characterization of limited availability clinical and biological samples (e.g. rare cells in blood, extracellular microvesicles); quantitative profiling of post-translational modifications and elucidation of molecular mechanisms of biological phenomena. The successful candidate will be actively involved in interdisciplinary research within the laboratories of the Barnett Institute and the biomedical/biotech community in the Boston area.


Must have a Ph.D or equivalent in chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline with experience in micro- and nano-scale liquid phase separation, proteomic technologies, mass spectrometry, bioinformatics, and protein chemistry. The successful applicant must be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

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