Employment Opportunities Title Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mass Spectrometry Metabolomics and Natural Products Categories Post-Doctoral Organization UNC Greensboro Location University of North Carolina Greensboro Website https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/14830 Contact email@example.com Job Information We are seeking a postdoctoral research associate to join a dynamic, diverse, and highly productive NIH funded research group at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Our work focuses on the application of mass spectrometry to improve human health and treat disease. Several of our current projects involve the development of novel mass spectrometry metabolomics tools for characterizing complex mixtures, and the identification of new biologically active natural products for the treatment of drug-resistant bacterial infections. The PI (Dr. Nadja Cech) has an outstanding track record for mentorship, and has successfully placed former students and postdocs in academic and industry positions. She is highly experienced with supporting applicants in the publication of research results and in successfully securing NIH Fellowships. The ideal candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in mass spectrometry, analytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, and/or natural products chemistry and will have expertise and interest in developing and applying novel methodologies at the interface of mass spectrometry and natural products research. Experience with mass spectrometry metabolomics experimental design and data analysis and/or expertise in the isolation and de-novo structure elucidation of natural products are desirable characteristics. A willingness and ability to contribute to a team-oriented research environment, participate in student training, and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, are essential. Title Senior Scientist – Method Development Categories Industry Organization Groviv Location Vineyard Ut, United States Website https://nuskinhr.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/279?c=nuskinhr Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information Job Summary: At Groviv, a Nu Skin company, our mission is to responsibly nourish the world with Controlled Environment Agriculture, combining patented technology, scientific research, and a love of nature to produce high-density nutrients (barley, wheat, peas, clover, and blended feeds) for beef and dairy cattle, in climate-controlled structures year-round in nearly any environment. Our patented technology enables us to give plants the perfect amount of nutrients, water, lighting, and atmospheric conditions. Our GroPod™ solves many critical farming issues: fresh water, arable land, chemical run-off, weather, and energy use. We’re bringing science and technology together to help a new generation of agriculture producers. At Groviv we see a bright future for agriculture. One that is sustainable, both financially and environmentally. Everything we do is centered around giving a seed the perfect day, every day. We are an equal opportunity employer, revolutionizing the farming industry with our leading-edge science and technology. If this type of engaging work sounds exciting, we want to talk to you. About the role: Responsible for the general organization and upkeep of the GroResearch Center Analytical Laboratory. Manages chemical, nutritional and microbiological testing programs. Develops analytical methods and lab quality management system according to industry standard. Provide technical support services to achieve Groviv business objectives. Perform other duties as required. As the Lab Manager with Groviv, your main responsibilities will be to: Independently develop, optimize, validate and implement robust analytical methods to quantify a wide range of plant and fungal metabolites and nutritional constituents using LC‐MS and GC‐MS ﴾including derivatization﴿. Train junior staff in these methods. Oversee junior staff in other chemical and microbiological analysis, including FT‐NIR, ICP‐OES, UV‐VIS spectrophotometry, proximate nutrition testing, microbiological enumeration, pathogen detection, qPCR, and plant identification testing Develop, optimize and implement lab‐scale plant extraction procedures for phytochemical analysis and for future application in nutraceutical development; advise on pilot scale extraction procedures In coordination with the Groviv Quality Control team, develop, manage, and champion a lab quality system in accordance with ISO 17025. Delegate and contribute to the writing and revising SOPs, conduct proficiency testing, implement calibration schedule, etc. Contribute to weekly lab meetings, presentations of data and literature review, and writing of lab reports. Contribute to scientific conference poster presentations, patents and publications. Maintain strong communication with R&D Director and Research Coordinator to determine analytical and extraction methods of highest priority for development. Assist with instrument purchase, instrument maintenance, and management of lab budget. To be successful in this role, you will need to: Highly proficient in analytical method development using LC‐MS and GC‐MS required Minimum 5‐year industry lab experience required Experience developing and/or managing a lab quality system required Experience with FT‐NIR method development preferred Experience managing personnel MSc/PhD‐level education may be beneficial but is not required Excellent written and verbal communication Working with Groviv is not only a chance to move your career forward, but you will also have access to some amazing benefits: We offer a corporate gym, open 24 hours, with access to onsite coaches. We provide competitive medical, dental, vision, and 401K benefits. You will receive a monthly allotment to use toward Nu Skin products- premium personal care items. We want you to be able to take time away from work as needed to recharge and refresh. You will have a paid time off policy that allows you to do this. We have an award-winning culture dedicated to caring for our employees and the communities they live in. Title Research Technologist Categories Academic Organization Pennsylvania State University Location University Park, PA Website https://psu.jobs/job/90008 Contact email@example.com Job Information The Kellogg Laboratory in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at Penn State has an exciting opportunity for an individual interested in a Research Technologist position. Our research focuses on developing and applying metabolomics approaches to improve our understanding of bioactive natural products and chemical ecology. The candidate will perform a range of duties, including bacterial and/or fungal culture and assays, chemical and biological sample preparation, chemical separation, data acquisition, instrumental analysis (LC-MS and NMR) and data interpretation. They will be responsible for maintaining culture stocks, and managing general laboratory operations such as ordering supplies, tracking expenses, keeping the lab up-to-date and compliant with institutional guidelines, and helping train personnel/students in laboratory techniques. The ideal candidate will have good organizational skills and motivation to learn new techniques, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and a successful candidate will be expected to function independently. Most importantly, the candidate will have a willingness and ability to contribute to a team-oriented research environment, having a positive attitude that promotes and facilitates the success of everyone in the lab. Qualifications: This job will be filled as a level 1, or level 2, depending upon the successful candidate’s competencies, education, and experience. Level 1 typically requires a BS or higher plus one year of related experience. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for level 2 placement. Experience in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or related field is needed, and skills in cell culture, chemical extraction and chemistry instrumentation, or bioinformatics/statistics are advantageous. Review of applications will begin August 2019 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. The desired start date is Fall 2019. Jobs 1-3 of 9 Page 2 This job listing was created using Job Manager for WordPress, by Tom Townsend.