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Head (f/m) of facility for metabolomics and small molecule mass spectrometry
Published(140 days ago)
Deadline for applications(89 days ago)
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial MicrobiologyMarburg
Head of facility for metabolomics & small molecule mass spectrometry
Applications are invited for a full time scientist position to head a facility for microbial metabolomics and small molecule mass
spectrometry at the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg, Germany. We are seeking a highly motivated,
science-driven, and collaborative scientist with experience in mass spectrometry, targeted as well as untargeted metabolomics,
induding isotope-labeling and flux analysis to lead a metabolomics facility at our Institute.
You will be responsible to establish and direct a state-of-the-art metabolomics facility, induding personnel. This indudes the
general management of the facility with daily and long-term Organization, instrument maintenance, routine analyses and method
development, as well as all data acquisition and interpretation. You will be expected to develop, innovate and implement new
advances in technology and bioinformatics relevant to metabolomics to support and drive research at our Institute. In addition,
resources will be available to follow independent research.
The position requires a PhD degree and post-doctoral experience or equi-valent in metabolomics. Qualifications indude hands-on
experience with LC-MS/MS, absolute quantification methods and bioinformatics. We seek a good communicator who is able to interact
with scientists from a variety of backgrounds, is team-oriented, self-motivated and enjoys working in a highly collaborative and
fast evolving research environment.
The position is initially limited to five years but can be extended depending on performance.
The MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology consists of four departments and several department independent research groups and offers a
stimulating and inter-disciplinary research environment with approximately 280 people working at the institute. The daily language
in the Institute is English.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Max Planck Society is committed to employing more individuals with disabilities. We therefore
actively encourage individuals with disabilities to apply. We also seek to increase the percentage of female employees in areas
where they are underrepresented. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Further information can be obtained
from Dr. Tobias Erb (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications should be sent as a single pdf file by e-mail to Jobsemail@example.com Please indude your CV, names and
email addresses of three academic referees, Statements of previous research and future research goals induding career goals (no more
than two A4 pages for each).
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