Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Academic Research Scientist in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Department of Biochemistry and Neurology within the Emory University School of Medicine has a Assoc Scientist position available to utilize mass spectrometry-based discovery and targeted proteomic and lipidomic applications to identify new biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease. 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 a PhD in biochemistry, chemistry or related discipline. Experience with analytical biochemistry and separation and analysis by liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, required. Applicants with expertise in quantitative proteomics by label-free, or labeling techniques (e.g., iTRAQ, TMT etc.) and/or targeted MS approaches (SRM and PRM) are preferred. Experience with advanced mass spectrometry techniques including hydrogen deuterium exchange, ion mobility, native protein characterization, ion mobility, collision induce unfolding and the quantification of post-translational modifications (PTMs) by mass spectrometry are 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 laboratory is well equipped with orbitrap, QQQ and ion mobility TOF instrument.
The Associate Academic Research Scientist performs a wide range of highly technical and complex research duties and has documented scientific achievements and increasing technical, management, leadership, and professional expertise necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs.
Demonstrated knowledge of research and experimental platforms for analyzing, design and interpreting results
Investigates and recommends potential alternative approaches to improve the quality of results of basic and/or translational research.
Demonstrates increased responsibility through management of teams and leadership of scientific projects by applying advanced knowledge, skills, and input necessary for protocol development, as well as facilitating in some training aspects of other team members.
Aids in writing IACUC, IRB, Biosafety and other approval documents.
Oversees quality assurance of research conducted by other team members.
May assist in grant and other funding applications as necessary and appropriate, or with approval of the responsible faculty director, may have their own research projects and/or have full responsibilities for specific areas of instrumentation or methodology development and user support.
With the approval of the responsible faculty director, may be principal investigators on funded proposals.
Performs other responsibilities as required.
PhD or MD and five years of professional level experience OR Master's degree and ten years of professional level experience in a technical or research lab.
Laboratory experience will be based on area of assignment.
Internship experience or experience prior to attaining the qualifying degree is not considered eligible work experience for this job classification.
NOTE: Applicants applying with a M.D. or equivalent degree must be eligible for a Georgia medical license to meet the minimum qualifications.
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 69833
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Biochem: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta
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