Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Solution-State Magnetic Resonance Metabolomics in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307707

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Science & Technology

Group: Biosystems Dynamics & Simulation


Job Description

This position will focus on analysis of complex mixtures of small organic molecules & metabolites as encountered in biological extracts and environmental samples (e.g. soils). The successful candidate will participate in metabolomics research, including sample preparation, NMR experiments (1D 1H, 13C, 2D COSY, HSQC, NOESY, etc), data processing and analysis, and writing up results for publication in technical journals. The position is highly suitable for motivated individuals who would like to broaden their scientific knowledge base by working on a variety of projects utilizing metabolomics methods, or to deepen their knowledge of metabolomics methods in specific areas (e.g. plant, microorganism, soils).


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidate must have a PhD degree in chemistry or biochemistry with significant experience utilizing NMR methods to identify small molecules of biological relevance. Experience working with databases and statistical analysis methods is highly desirable, as is experience with mass spectrometry methods relevant to metabolomics. The ability to be flexible, to work independently, and to interact with a wide variety of technical and non-technical people is necessary for success in this position.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at


Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Biosystms Dynamics & Simula

Opening Date: 2018-06-27

Closing Date: 2018-07-25