Technician

Работодатель: The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology


Skoltech Center for Data-Intensive Biomedicine and Biotechnology (DIBB), Moscow, Russia has an open full time Technician position in the research group of Professor Philipp Khaitovich, in the area of Mass-spectrometry based Metabolomics and Lipidomics. The appointment is for a period of up to 3 years with possibility for further prolongation.

Research Areas and Job Description: We are seeking a Technician with expertise in mass spectrometry. This is a hands-on bench position focused on sample preparation and mass spectrometry data acquisition in both the metabolomics and lipidomics fields. You will be working in a new, currently expanding research laboratory where you will be responsible in maintaining and driving the mass spectrometry routine performance. You will participate in cutting-edge research projects that will transform the field. To succeed, you will need to be exact and precise in your work and have a creative and dynamic mindset. You will work together with student and postdocs, participating in the generation of large-scale data sets as well as smaller research projects that will result in peer-reviewed international publications. Skoltech is a international university with and English is the working language.

Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in the establishment of a high-throughput MS platform
  • Preparation of metabolomics and lipidomics samples from tissues, body fluids, and plants;
  • Development and optimization of methods for sample preparation;
  • Performing standard maintenance of UPLCs, mass spectrometers and other bioanalytical instrumentation (Waters UPLC, Bruker QTOF and Thermo Scientific Q-Exactive)

Qualifications successful candidates will have

  • BSc/MSc in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related Biological Science
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in mass spectrometry

Other desirable qualifications

  • Prior experience working with HPLC, UPLC, and or LC/MS
  • Expertise in LC/MS based metabolomics and lipidomics
  • Prior work analyzing complex biological samples
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English are mandatory, Russian is desirable.

Remuneration:

  • The successful candidate will be paid a competitive compensation package commensurate with the important responsibilities of this role in delivering Skoltech project plan.

How to apply:

  • Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae including publication list, if available. The deadline for submitting the application is February 28.

Компания: The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

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15 февраля 2017