University of Maryland: Assistant Research Scientist

Washington-Baltimore Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group - College Park, MD

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $87,000 a year
Posted: April 11, 2019
Location: College Park, Maryland

The Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Maryland, College Park is seeking an individual with exceptional promise or an excellent record of research for an Assistant Research Scientist to maintain and operate the Proteomics Core Facility of the University.
This individual will maintain and operate Proteomic facility equipment, including an Orbitrap Fusion Lumos Mass Spectrometer and a Dionex U3000 2D nano HPLC. The Assistant Research Scientist will conduct sample analysis and project management, sample processing, instrumental analysis, data processing, and reporting results to users. Specific responsibilities will include coordination of day-to-day management of the Core Facility, including training users, creating/maintaining fee structure and billing users, purchasing supplies and reagents, managing outside users, and reporting to an advisory committee. This individual will collaborate with researchers and assist with the writing of relevant sections in grant proposals and manuscripts. The individual will be responsible for also identifying funding opportunity announcements to maintain and improve the Proteomics Core Facility. The Assistant Research Scientist will participate in local and national mass spectrometry and proteomics events, manage the Genomics Core of the University, prepare grant applications for instrument upgrades, and deliver presentations at professional conferences.
Candidates are expected to have a PhD degree and demonstrated ability to conduct independent research.

To Apply: Please complete and on-line application at Attach a Curriculum Vitae, three letters of reference and a research prospectus.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with training and experience. The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages women and minorities to apply. For best consideration please apply before April 26, 2019.