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Postdoctoral fellow - food and plant metabolites analysis by NMR spectroscopy

Postdoctoral fellow - food and plant metabolites analysis by NMR spectroscopy

SLU Uppsala, Sweden

 

SLU seeks a highly motivated researcher for a 2 years post-doc in structural analysis of biomolecules. The position has its base at the Department of Molecular Sciences, unit of Organic Chemistry, Structure of Biomolecules. The department offers a creative and stimulating international environment, and is part of Uppsala BioCenter, a strong research environment for basic and applied research.

 

Duties:

The main focus of the project will be within the field of food and plant metabolites analysis by NMR spectroscopy. Development of NMR methods to improve the characterization of metabolites will be an essential part of the project. The candidate is also expected to participate in on-going projects run within the NMR-platform. In addition the candidate is expected to teach and supervise student within the field of metabolomics and biomolecules structure and properties.

Qualifications:

PhD degree in Chemistry, with emphasis on natural product chemistry, organic chemistry or analytical chemistry. The candidate should have a strong documented background in structural analysis of natural products/biomolecules by NMR spectroscopy. Experience in wet lab chemistry and methods for separation of biomolecules as well as some knowledge in mass spectrometry and statistical analysis is an advantage. The candidate is expected to take own initiative, to work independently and as part of a research team. Proven skills in both oral and written scientific English are required. Strong importance will be given on personal qualities.

 

More information to be found here

Location: 
SLU Uppsala, SE
Deadline: 
30/03/2017

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