GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research is seeking a highly motivated candidate to fulfil the role of Analytical Marine Natural Product Chemist. Particular encouragement is given to candidates with a strong background in terrestrial plant and terrestrial microbe related analytical chemistry/secondary metabolome mining.
The successful candidate will participate in various drug discovery and chemical ecology projects on marine invertebrates, marine plants and microorganisms. He/she will closely interact with other research groups from broad range of scientific disciplines at both GEOMAR and Kiel University. He/she will be heavily involved in maintenance of the LC-MS/DESI-IMS equipment, establishment/validation of new analytical methods, training/supervision of postgraduate/undergraduate students and preparations of external funding proposals.
To be eligible for the role, some of the essential criteria for candidates includes a PhD in marine/analytical natural products chemistry or a related field, experience in writing publications, conference papers and research proposals, proficiency in various commercial and in house databases, and big data management and fluency in written and spoken English. Applications for this position should be sent directly to the GEOMAR personnel office.