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Position: Proteomic Specialist
Institution: University of Melbourne
Department: Bio21 Institute
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Duties: This position is for a proteomic mass spectrometry specialist to support our proteomics facility’s activities. These include the design, and execution of proteomic experiments such as: gel spot analysis, iTRAQ/SILAC/label free quant experiments, disulfide analysis, phosphorylation site analysis. The incumbent will also troubleshoot problems of both nano and regular flow HPLC chromatography as well as perform basic instrument maintenance
Requirements: PhD in chemistry, biochemistry or a related field (preferably with proteomic experience/background) or equivalent experience. Demonstrated significant experience in proteomic mass spectrometry. Strong knowledge of proteomic sample preparation and purification/enrichment techniques. Expertise with structural elucidation directly from MS spectra. Demonstrated experience with LC/MS applications and interpretation. Experience with standard database search algorithms and data analysis tools such as MASCOT, Proteome Discoverer, Skyline, and MaxQuant. Experience in training scientists and graduate researchers in the general field of chemistry or protein chemistry. Effective communication skills, combined with excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of external and internal clients. Demonstrated ability to work closely with Bio21 Institute academic and industry mass spectrometry leaders. Proficiency in handling large-data-sets including basic bioinformatics and biostatistics skills. Strong analytical background in qualitative and quantitative assay development and assay evaluation for proteomics applications
   
Text: PROTEOMIC SPECIALIST Job no: 0047602 Work type: Fixed Term Location: Parkville Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: Bio21 Institute Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 (Level A) Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 17% superannuation The facility currently supports over 300 biochemists and chemists working across a variety of research themes (eg cancer, immunology, Alzheimer’s) that require support for proteomic analysis of their samples. This position is for a proteomic mass spectrometry specialist to support our proteomics facility’s activities. These include the design, and execution of proteomic experiments such as: gel spot analysis, iTRAQ/SILAC/label free quant experiments, disulfide analysis, phosphorylation site analysis. The incumbent will also troubleshoot problems of both nano and regular flow HPLC chromatography as well as perform basic instrument maintenance. The incumbent will have the skills required for informatics solutions to manage, display and search proteomics datasets eg MaxQuant, Skyline, PD, Dynamix. The unique differentiating approach of the Bio21 Mass Spectrometry Proteomics facility is to teach our users how to perform their own proteomic experiments and data analysis. As explained further here: N. A. Williamson, J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 29, 439-446 (2018). The incumbent of this role will support a large number of projects and will act as a supervisor to students and staff as the projects progress. Position Description Advertised: 06 Feb 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 06 Mar 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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