Postdoctoral Position in Proteomics and Protease Biology

University of British Columbia

Canada

Postdoctoral Position in Proteomics and Protease Biology

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Brömme Lab

Canada

 

Position Description

Area: Protease biology and proteomics

Duration: 1 year; based on performance can be extended for up to 3 years

Expected starting date: Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Starting annual stipend: CAD 45,000/yr plus benefits

 

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and independently thinking post-doctoral candidate studying the cellular ligase activities of protease. The candidate will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Dieter Brömme and will use cellular, biochemical, protein chemistry, and mass-spectrometry-based proteomics approaches. The candidate will be part of collaborative team. The minimum academic requirement is Ph.D. in a life science subject that should not be older than 2 years.

 

Qualifications needed:

 

  • Candidate must have extensive experience in various proteomics technologies including been capable to perform LC-tandem mass spectrometry techniques (LC-MS/MS) and the appropriate data analysis.
  • Candidate must have extensive expertise in cell culture techniques (cell-lines and primary cells).
  • Candidate is required to have expertise in various protein separation techniques (FPLC, HPLC, other chromatography techniques, electrophoresis, immunoprecipitation).
  • The candidate has excellent verbal and written skills in English and has demonstrated the capability to write research protocols and papers as well as to maintain meticulous research records.
  • Candidate must be independent yet collaborative, self-motivated, capable of creative thinking, and driven with a desire to pursue a career as an independent academic scientist.

 

Instructions

  • Cover letter outlining your research interest and suitability for the position
  • CV
  • At least 2 first author paper examples and track-record of international conference presentations
  • Names and contact information of 3 references

 

Applications will be sent to:

Dieter Brömme, Ph.D.

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Protease and Diseases

The University of British Columbia

Email: dbromme@dentistry.ubc.ca

 

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for teaching, learning and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and recently recognized as North America’s most international university.


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