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Research Scientist

Company: University of North Carolina Greensboro
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Number 999713 Functional Title Research Scientist Position Type Research Position Eclass EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning University Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The primary purpose of the UNCG Center for Translational Biomedical Research is to conduct basic and translational research in human diseases, with focuses on biomarkers for early diagnosis of disease, understanding of disease pathogenesis and development of novel interventions for disease prevention and treatment.

Position Summary

This position is located in Kannapolis, NC.

The position will perform grant-funded research projects related to human diseases, including method development and biological applications proteomics and operation of LC-MS instrumentation.

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for this position include a PhD degree in the field of chemistry, life sciences or biomedicine. A minimal 2 years of post degree research experience in LC-MS based proteomics of mamillian cell, tissue and biofluid is required.

The position requires professional skills in research design, data acquisition, data analysis, biological interpretation of results, manuscript preparation and presentation of research findings.

The position requires expert knowledge in global and targeted proteomics work flow, extensive hands-on experience in proteomic sample preparation, operation of Thermo QExactive series and TSQ Quantiva or similar mass spectrometers and related LC systems from Thermo, data analysis tools such as MaxQuant, Skyline, Perseus, Proteome Discoverer and Peaks.

The candidate for this position must possess good communication skills and the ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere. In addition, previous experience with cell culture, protein biomarker studies of type 1 diabetes, knowledge of immunology, protein PTM analysis, and strong records in scientific publications are preferred.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note that this position is located at the Center in Kannapolis, NC.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range $60,000 - $70,000 Org #-Department Ctr for Transl Biomed Research - 13403 Job Open Date 07/31/2019 For Best Consideration Date 08/07/2019 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt

Key Responsibilities


Percentage Of Time 60% Key Responsibility


Essential Tasks

This position will conduct research projects aimed at method development and biological applications of LC-MS based proteomics.

Percentage Of Time 20% Key Responsibility

Research Presentation

Essential Tasks

The position will require preparing manuscript for publications and presenting research findings at scientific meetings.

Percentage Of Time 20% Key Responsibility


Essential Tasks

The position requires training new members of the laboratory on protocols of sample preparation and data analysis, as well as operation of laboratory instrumentation.

ADA Checklist

Physical Effort Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - C, Reading - C, Writing - C, Eye-hand coordination - C, Hearing - C, Talking - C, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - C Work Environment Inside - C

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Please indicate how you learned of this vacant position for which you are applying:
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  • Networking
  • UNCGjobsearch website
  • Other

  • If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

(Open Ended Question)

Keywords: University of North Carolina Greensboro, Fort Collins , Research Scientist, Other , Fort Collins, Colorado

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