Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biochemistry: The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at The University of British Columbia is seeking a highly motivated, full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow (PDF) to join the Foster Laboratory. The successful candidate will lead an effort to develop and apply new algorithms for analyzing proteomic data, particularly protein-protein interaction data generated by co-fractionation/mass spectrometry experiments. The position is expected to collaborate with other researchers in the laboratory to derive additional biological insight from other datasets.
Designation: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Research Area: Biochemistry, Proteomics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, or a related field.
Location: Vancouver, BC
- Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Proteomics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, or a related field.
- Strong scientific and technical background with excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
- Proven track record with a minimum of 2-3 first-author publications in reputable journals.
Job Description: The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and applying new algorithms for analyzing proteomic data, particularly protein-protein interaction data generated by co-fractionation/mass spectrometry experiments. Additionally, the position is expected to collaborate with other researchers in the laboratory to derive additional biological insight from other datasets. Other responsibilities include leading independent efforts to push the limits of how protein-protein interaction data can be analyzed, participating in team science with other members of the lab, mentoring more junior scientists in the group, and communicating results via papers and presentations.
How to Apply: Candidates interested in the position must apply via the UBC Careers website. The application should include a cover letter, a current CV, and contact information for three references.
Last Date for Apply: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.
About the Department and University: The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at The University of British Columbia has played an active and important role in the greater scientific community for over fifty years. The Department is home to approximately 90 research laboratories from fifteen Departments organized into nine research clusters. The Department hosts an active graduate program with more than 90 students and offers over fifteen undergraduate courses and laboratory courses for honors, major, and minor undergraduate programs.
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