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[Arabidopsis] Proteomics Director and Assistant Scientist Position Openning

Sixue Chen via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by schen from ufl.edu)
Mon Nov 5 17:33:30 EST 2007

University of Florida

The Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research (ICBR) at the 
University of Florida is seeking a dynamic individual for a 12-month 
non-tenure accruing faculty position as Assistant Scientist and Director 
of the ICBR Proteomics Division.
As Director of Proteomics, the incumbent will be charged with setting 
the vision and helping to acquire the resources to make the ICBR 
Proteomics Division among the best in the nation. Individual will be 
responsible for the day-to-day management of mass spectrometry, 2D 
electrophoresis, peptide synthesis, gel imaging and other services in 
the laboratory, management of staff,  interactions with faculty and 
staff wishing to do proteomics research, and will have a role in 
teaching proteomics research to students, staff and faculty through the 
ICBR education program. For detailed information about the Proteomics 
Division, see the ICBR website (http://www.biotech.ufl.edu/proteomics/).

Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in chemistry, biology or related 
field involving research with mass spectrometry and proteomics; 
experience with protein identification, quantitation (using isotope 
labeling and/or label free technology) and post-translational 
modifications such as phosphorylation-site mapping, and proficiency with 
separation techniques, including multiple dimensional chromatography. 
Experience with high-throughput facilities and bioinformatics-proteomics 
interfaces are highly desirable.

Salary: $55,000, negotiable based on experience.
To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and 
contact information of three references in one electronic file to the 
email below.  Review of applications will begin in December, 2007. 
Nominations of candidates are encouraged. Women and minorities are 
encouraged to apply.  Please forward all applications, nominations and 
inquiries to:
Dr. Robert Ferl, ICBR Director
        University of Florida,    PO Box 103622
        Gainesville, FL 32610-3622
Phone    352.273.8030   Fax  352.273.8070
robferl from biotech.ufl.edu
The ICBR is a campus-wide center that provides state-of-the-art 
scientific expertise, training, instrumentation, and technologies to 
faculty, staff, graduate students, and other research partners 
throughout the university, state and nation (www.biotech.ufl.edu ). The 
ICBR Research Laboratories, including the Proteomics Laboratory, are 
staffed by ICBR personnel who are expert in each of the research 
laboratory technologies (genomics, proteomics, sequencing, gene 
expression, mass spectrometry, microarrays, hybridoma, flow cytometry, 
electron microscopy and bioimaging, molecular biomarkers, genetic 
analysis, and bioinformatics). The staff also advises and offers 
scientific and technical consultation for investigators, and is strongly 
committed to developing new advances in their technology areas and to 
passing this knowledge on to faculty users.

Sixue Chen

Department of Botany,
UF Genetics Institute, and
Plant Molecular & Cellular Biology Program
University of Florida
Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, Room 438
1376 Mowry Road, PO Box 103610
Gainesville, FL  32610

Tel: +1 (352) 273-8330
Fax: +1 (352) 273-8284
Email: schen from ufl.edu
Web page: http://www.botany.ufl.edu/people/index.html

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