Postdoctoral Associate Position in Metabolomics

Job Description

A postdoctoral position is available from June 2018 in the laboratory of Dr. Caroline H. Johnson at the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Yale School of Public Health, Connecticut, USA. The applicant will be expected to carry out mass spectrometry-based metabolomics analysis in research projects that include; understanding hormone metabolism in colon cancer heterogeneity, and developing exposome-level approaches for early life exposure assessment. The type of analysis will include sample preparation of predominantly clinical samples from patient biobanks, mass spectrometry analysis, data processing and statistical analysis.

Applicant skills

The individual must hold a Ph.D. degree in a Chemistry or Life Sciences discipline and have demonstrated experience in LC-MS-based metabolomics. Experience in programming is desirable. The position will be funded for one year initially, with potential for extension depending on funding. The candidate will be expected to apply for additional external postdoctoral funding and assist in writing other grant applications.

Research Environment

The Johnson Laboratory is housed within the Yale School of Public Health Center for Metabolomics and is equipped with a Waters UPLC-Xevo G2-XS-QToF, with access to additional Waters QTof and QqQ mass spectrometers, as well as a new Synapt DESI/MALDI G2-Si-QToF.
Interested applicants should send a CV and cover letter to

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.