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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 2/2/2017

Broad Institute Cambridge, MA

Cambridge, MA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Doctoral Degree


Job Description:

We are seeking a Scientist to join the Metabolomics Platform at the Broad Institute. The candidate will conduct metabolite profiling using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (LC-MS), leading and carrying out projects with supervision. His/her responsibilities will include acquisition and processing of metabolomics data; development of data processing workflows for large nontargeted metabolomics datasets (including data standardization, modeling, and feature alignment); prototyping data processing workflows into web GUIs, and collaborating with software development teams to produce metabolomics informatics tools. The successful candidate will also participate in grant-writing and manuscript preparation. Requirements:

* Ph.D. in Biology, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry, or related field

* 2+ years experience in metabolomics

* Ability to independently operate and perform routine maintenance on LC-MS systems

* Knowledge of metabolomics data processing workflows and relevant software

* Proficiency in a relevant computer language (R, Python, Java), with working knowledge of statistical methods and data analysis methods

* Strong critical thinking, research, and analytical skills

* Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment

* Must be able to interact professionally with all levels of staff

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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