Postdoctoral Research Fellow for Mass Spectrometry

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Medicine/Division of Nephrology
Position Description: 

Post-doc position opening in Precision Medicine Research for candidates with strong analytical chemistry and advanced mass spectrometry knowledge
The Center for Precision Medicine in The Department of Medicine, at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is focused on identifying biomarkers and therapeutic targets by ‘Omics’ approaches. The laboratory uses multi-omics tools along with human biosamples, animal models and cell culture studies to integrate basic research to translational medicine.
Summary of Research: Selected candidate will be responsible for and participating in:
1. Targeted quantitative metabolomics analysis of urine, plasma and tissue samples from mouse and human using CE-MS, LC-MS, and GC-MS.
2. Untargeted multi-omics analysis of urine, plasma and tissue samples using LC-MS.
3. Data processing and interpretation, manuscript preparation, and data presentation at national and international conferences.
4. The maintenance of numerous mass spectrometers and related instruments present in the laboratory as well as training new scientists on these experimental technologies.

Position Requirements: 

Desired qualifications:
PhD in Analytical chemistry, Chemistry, Biochemistry or Life Sciences
Preference for candidates with experience in cardiovascular, neurologic, kidney or metabolic disease research areas
Laboratory research experience is needed.
Knowledge and hands-on experience in qualitative and/or quantitative mass spectrometry
Hands-on experience in mass spec imaging, LC-MS and/or HPLC, preferably in small molecule analyses
Strong analytical background and excellent problem solving skills
Knowledge in bioinformatics and data processing tools such as R, cytoscape, metaboanalyst
Ability to handle multiple projects and excellent trouble shooting skills
Strong team player and excellent inter-personnel skills.

How to Apply: 

How to Apply
Apply by sending the following to Celeste Rodriguez, ( or  Professor
Kumar Sharma (
• Current CV
• Cover Letter
• Two Reference Contacts

Contact Name: 
Celeste Rodriguez
Contact Email: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Job Number: 

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