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

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307706

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Science & Technology

Group: Biosystems Dynamics & Simulation

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Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307706

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Science & Technology

Group: Biosystems Dynamics & Simulation

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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 methods and results for publication in technical journals. The position is highly suitable for motivated individuals who would like to gain additional research experience before continuing graduate/professional education or deciding on permanent employment in industry/government/academia.

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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 methods and results for publication in technical journals. The position is highly suitable for motivated individuals who would like to gain additional research experience before continuing graduate/professional education or deciding on permanent employment in industry/government/academia.

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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.

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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.

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Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidate must have a MS (or MSc) degree in chemistry or biochemistry and experience in spectroscopic methods in organic chemistry, especially NMR, and sample preparation (e.g. extraction, buffering, etc.) methods for spectroscopic techniques. The candidate must also have experience with Microsoft Office, including use of Excel spreadsheets. Experience working with databases and statistical analysis methods is highly desirable. 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.

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Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidate must have a MS (or MSc) degree in chemistry or biochemistry and experience in spectroscopic methods in organic chemistry, especially NMR, and sample preparation (e.g. extraction, buffering, etc.) methods for spectroscopic techniques. The candidate must also have experience with Microsoft Office, including use of Excel spreadsheets. Experience working with databases and statistical analysis methods is highly desirable. 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.

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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 jobs.pnnl.gov.

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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 jobs.pnnl.gov.

.Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Biosystms Dynamics & Simula

Opening Date: 2018-05-02

Closing Date: 2018-06-01