Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Proteomics)
We currently have a great opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research
Fellow to join our proteomics group in the Department of Surgery at the
University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. The term of
this appointment will be initially for one year. The position can be extended
for additional years.
As a member of our research lab team, the individual will be expected
to perform research on studies of changes in pancreatic cancer due to
therapy. This will include performing mass spec assays to look at the
exosomes in patient serum following chemo and radiation therapies. Also,
there are additional projects involving glycoprotein markers in the sera
from HCC cancer patients that the individual will also work on.
The individual will work alongside research staff and
under the direction of the supervisor. We expect a postdoctoral level
of commitment from you. The individual will design and perform experiments,
process and analyze data, and develop new and/or revised research methodologies.
The individual will critically analyze literature, prepare and present
research papers, presentations and grants.
PhD in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or related scientific fields
with experience in proteomics and/or mass spectrometry.
Please send your CV, personal statement and the contact information
of three referees to Professor David Lubman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Our Racing Laboratory Department in Sha Tin undertakes various types
of research and testing on horses and riders to identify the use of prohibited
substances or prohibited methods. It plays an essential role in doping
control to ensure the fairness and integrity of racing and other equine
sports, and is a leading laboratory in the field of equine drug testing.
- work with a team of biochemist, chemists and chemical
analysts to analyse specimens for the presence of prohibited substances
- analyse big data generated from different omics techniques,
including transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics, to enable biomarkers
- assess data quality by using relevant bioinformatics
tools and communicate with the team to optimise data acquisition and
- perform regular maintenance of data servers
- contribute to conducting research and development
work and implementing quality assurance measures
You should have:
- a degree in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Computational
Biology/Computer Science or a related discipline
- experience in next-generation sequencing data processing,
scripting languages including R/Python/Perl, and operation in Linux/Unix
- good communication skills in English and Chinese
- strong sense of responsibility and good organisational
- preferably hands-on experience on population statistics
Terms of Employment
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications
Closing date for applications is 23 September 2018. Only shortlisted
candidates will be notified.
How to apply
Please send your resume, complete with expected salary and job references
Fax: +852 2966 6984
Mail: Human Resources Department
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
8/F Central Complex
Sha Tin Racecourse
New Territories, Hong Kong