Analytical chemistry is the backbone of natural product research. GEOMAR are seeking a highly motivated and experienced post-doctoral candidate with demonstrated expertise in modern analytical marine natural product chemistry. The main task of the holder of this post will be LC-MS/MS-based chemical profiling and metabolome mining (particularly by MS/MS fragment similarity based molecular networking) coupled to chemical imaging, i.e. Desorption Electrospray Ionization-Imaging Mass Spectrometry (DESI-IMS) of natural products from marine microbes and macro-organisms. Further experience in dereplication, statistical analyses and downstream chemistry (purification, structure elucidation) is required.
The position is available for a funding period of three years, starting 1st December 2018.
Please send your application containing: 1. Your CV, 2. Contact information for three references, 3. A cover letter explaining interest in the position and career goals, in a single pdf-file mentioning the keyword "LC-MS-Analytics-MN-Tasdemir" in the subject line. Please send your application not later than 5th December 2018 to the following email address:
Please put the keyword in the subject line of your email application. As soon as the selection procedure has finished, all application papers will be destroyed according to data protection regulation.
Please see the full job posting for more details about the role, including a full job description and list of qualifications required.