Academic Positions

Three-year postdoc position in targeted proteomics - 1014701

A three-year postdoc position in targeted proteomics is available from 1.February 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter at Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University.

The position is part of a newly established national research group that investigates the eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The position is funded by the Velux Foundation. The research work will mainly be to perform LC-MS analyses (targeted proteomics using SRM) and other relevant protein analyses on samples obtained from the other participating laboratories. The samples consist of biological material from patients, research animals and cultured cells.

The work will be done in the lab of Professor Bent Honoré and supervised by him.

The ideal candidate has the following profile:

• MSc/PhD in human biology, molecular biology, molecular medicine or similar.
• Hands-on experience using liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) on Thermo Scientific instruments with standard software for instrument control (Xcalibur).
• Knowledge concerning preparation of biological samples (e.g., tissue, cells, plasma, serum).
• Experience with quantitative analyses of peptides/proteins from biological material using nanoLC and MS-techniques (SRM, MRM on triple quadrupole MS, e.g. TSQ Quantiva).
• Ability to pursue and evaluate quantitative analyses and skills to analyze complex data sets using, e.g., Skyline and other types of software for bioinformatics analyses.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to work as part of a group as well as independently.
• Willingness to implement new relevant methods for proteomics analyses of tissue.

Aarhus University is among the top-100 universities in the world (no. 65 by Shanghai ranking 2017) with focus on basic and translational research, interdisciplinarity and a strong link between research and education. The Department of Biomedicine is part of the Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, and covers a range of research areas. The Department contributes to the bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the master's degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. The Department has an international vibrant research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. Please refer to http://biomed.au.dk/en/ for further information about the department.

For more information on the position and the research group, please contact Professor Bent Honoré at bh@biomed.au.dk.
Required qualifications

Appointment as a postdoc requires academic qualifications at PhD level.

Formalities and references

  • Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
  • The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).
  • Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (in Danish).
  • Application

    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications as well as a teaching portfolio. Template for applicant - postdoc must be completed and uploaded under Other information to consider. A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted.

    Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the facultys Guidelines for applicants for academic positions and Aarhus Universitys Guidelines on the use of teaching portfolios.

    The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its assessment. In such cases, the applicant will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless the application is withdrawn.

    Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form below or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.

    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

    Please apply here

    Deadline

    All applications must be made online and received by:

    11.12.2018
    Please apply online here

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