Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Targeted Proteomics
- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
- Location: Tampa, FL
- Job Number: 7066552 (Ref #: hlj_24371)
- Posting Date: May 27, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Koomen Lab in the Department of Molecular Oncology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is seeking outstanding applicants for a postdoctoral fellowship to develop and implement targeted proteomics assays for clinical application in lung cancer.
• Assay development and application of tests to direct lung cancer therapy.
• Support for career development in cancer research and/or clinical lab medicine.
• Moffitt provides a highly collaborative environment emphasizing research with clinical impact and providing extensive support through institutional core facilities.
• This project will involve collaboration with a medical oncologist and molecular pathologist with support from Tissue Core, Analytic Microscopy, Proteomics & Metabolomics, and Biostatistics & Bioinformatics.
The Ideal Candidate:
• Applicants should have experience with sample preparations for liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) and data analysis.
• Previous experience with targeted quantification using liquid chromatography-multiple reaction monitoring mass spectrometry, clinical sample analysis, and cancer research are preferred, but not required.
• Be ready to develop and implement targeted proteomics assays for protein biomarkers relevant in lung cancer to direct the selection of FDA-approved therapies or appropriate clinical trials.
• Write protocols or SOPs to make assays ready for CLIA implementation as well as manuscripts to communicate findings to the scientific community.
• Evaluate the potential for additional career development with Medical Technologist certification.
• Interact with the Moffitt community through collaborations with clinical and research faculty, core staff members, and other research groups in the department.
Credentials and Qualifications:
PhD with suitable doctoral and postdoctoral training in mass spectrometry or proteomics as well as an track record of productivity as shown by presentations and publications.
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a synopsis of their past and current research with long term career goals (1 page maximum), and the names of 3 individuals who could provide letters of reference to Dr. John Koomen, Senior Member in Molecular Oncology at Moffitt, via e-mail to email@example.com.
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