Postdoctoral position in Mass spectrometry data analysis

Updated: 5 months ago
Deadline: 21 Jun 2019

For the analysis of GC/LC-MS data, we are looking for an experienced researcher able to take the lead of a small group and establish a research program in close collaboration with the experimental laboratories of RECETOX.

RECETOX, one of the major research centres of the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, is focused on the research and education in the interdisciplinary field of Exposomics and Health, with a special emphasis on translational bioinformatics for oncology . The Bioinformatics in Exposomics group of RECETOX, consisting of engineers, mathematical biologists, bioinformaticians and statisticians, is responsible for the development of methods in the analysis of data from targeted and non-targeted multi-omics experiments, applied multi-omics data analysis from cancer studies, longitudinal exposome studies, and data analysis for support of state-of-the-art infrastructure laboratories of RECETOX.

Profile of the candidate

A Ph.D. in the field of mass spectrometry data analysis;

Strong background in signal processing with a proven track record in the development of methods for mass spectrometry data analysis;

At least three methodological journal papers as the first author in high impact journals;

Good command of at least two programming languages from R, Python, C/C++, Fortran, Matlab;

Ability to conceive a long term research plan, prioritize tasks, delegate and supervise the work in order to successfully implement it;

Good communication skills and team leader qualities;

Proficiency in English.

What do we offer

Support for developing an independent research career in the field;

State-of-the-art data producing laboratories for both targeted and untargeted mass spectrometry at low and high resolutions;

Opportunity to work on challenging scientific projects related to both environmental and life sciences;

Strong computational infrastructure;

Competitive salary and employee benefits (including 6 weeks of paid vacation per year, health insurance, subsidized meal vouchers, etc.).

The initial contract for one year with the possibility of extension for three years and towards a permanent position based on the performance.


Candidates should submit the application including

curriculum vitae;

motivation letter;

publication record from WoS and/or Scopus;

contacts of two persons who might provide references.

The application send via email

Deadline for applications is June 21, 2019.

The best-suited candidates will be invited for an online or personal interview.

Starting date is flexible, upon agreement.

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