Postdoctoral Fellow - Metabolomics

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  • Job Number:519637
  • Classification:Post Doctoral Fellow non represented
  • Grade:Non-Union Faculty Grade 40
  • Work type:Post Doc
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alaska Anchorage invites applications for a postdoctoral research scientist position starting as early as July 2022. UAA Chemistry seeks candidates whose professional interests include pursuit of excellence in research, specifically in the area of metabolomics. This is a 12-month, term-funded, full time appointment with a start date as early as July 2022, with opportunity for renewal depending on fund availability. Salary is commensurate with experience. Our department serves an energetic Anchorage campus of 18,000 students and is located in a diverse and stunningly beautiful city. The salary and benefits are competitive and southcentral Alaska offers spectacular year round outdoor recreation.

Duties:

100%The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a doctoral-level chemist to fill a postdoctoral research scientist position. The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting research in the area of metabolomics under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Tomco. Applicants should have experience operating appropriate analytical equipment, such as liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC/MS) and Nuclear Magnetic Resnonance Spectroscopy (NMR). Applicants should demonstrate the ability to statistically analyze metabolomics datasets. Applicants should also possess appropriate bench chemistry skills. Preference will be given to applicants who have a demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications in their field.Essential

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Alaska Anchorage invites applications for a postdoctoral research scientist position starting as early as July 2022. UAA Chemistry seeks candidates whose professional interests include pursuit of excellence in research, specifically in the area of metabolomics.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Evidence of a potential for successful research activities.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Applicants should have experience operating appropriate analytical equipment, such as liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC/MS) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR). Applicants should demonstrate the ability to statistically analyze metabolomics datasets. Applicants should also possess appropriate bench chemistry skills.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

A terminal degree in the field, such as a Ph.D. in the area of Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences, or other closely related area, is preferred at the time of hire. The position’s specialization in the area of metabolomics is preferred. Applicants must have experience successfully executing research projects.

Interested applicants should provide the following:

1. Cover letter of application, including contact information for three professional references

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Copy of graduate transcripts. Unofficial copies are acceptable at the time of application. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

An initial review of applications will begin May 31, 2022. To ensure consideration, please submit your application no later than May 30, 2022 by 11:55pm, Alaska Standard Time.

Please direct questions regarding this position to Dr. Patrick Tomco at pltomco@alaska.edu or 907-786-1260

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

 

Term Position:

This position is term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

 

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