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Opportunity at U.S. Army CCDC Chemical Biological Center (CCDC CBC)

Proteomic Mass Spectrometry

Location

U.S. Army CCDC - Chemical Biological Center, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, & Behavioral Sciences

RO# Location
11.01.04.B8217 Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 210105423

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Glaros, Trevor Griffiths trevor.g.glaros.civ@mail.mil 410.436.3616

Description

The threat of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) agents pose serious challenges to homeland security as well as to military operations worldwide. Mass spectrometry based proteomics studies are becoming an increasingly popular and powerful technique, which is capable of characterizing the biological response to such an exposure event. Defining these complex molecular signatures provides novel insight essential for the development of new therapeutic, diagnostic, and detection strategies. This research opportunity requires the use of modern mass spectrometers and bioinformatics software to elucidate the complex molecular responses of a chemical and/or biological exposure at the protein level.

Applicants should have (1) a recent Ph.D. in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or related field of study with 2-3 years of mass spectrometry experience; (2) hands-on experience with the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Orbitrap mass spec; and (3) experience on a triple quadrupole and/or QTOF. Applicants should also have experience in all aspects of proteomic analysis from sample preparation to data analysis.

 

Keywords:
Mass spectrometry; Proteomics; Orbitrap; Computational biology; Threat agents; Biomarker; Bioinformatics; Toxicology;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$71,201.00 $3,000.00

$5,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Engineering & Computer Science

$4,050 Supplement for each year of experience in the DTRA CBD-funded NRC tenure at CCDC.

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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