Head of the Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics / Metabolomics Core Facility (f/m/d)

SCIENTISTBERLINDevelopmental and Evolutionary Biology & Genetics Immunobiology and Infection Biology & Medicine

Job Code: 19-13

Job Offer from April 04, 2019

The Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPIMG) is an international research institute with about 350 employees, dedicated to functional genomics, with a particular focus on gene regulation networks and epigenomic control mechanisms in mammalian development and disease processes.The MPIMG invites applications for a Head of the Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics/Metabolomics Core Facility (f/m/d).The Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics/Metabolomics Core Facility supports scientists with state-of-the-art quantitative proteomics and metabolomics technologies with a focus on protein-protein interactions, posttranslational modifications, and global omics profiling and targeted approaches (https://www.molgen.mpg.de/69160/Mass_Spectrometry). We are seeking a highly motivated, collaborative and service-oriented scientist with experience in mass spectrometry, proteomics and metabolomics. The main responsibilities of the successful candidate are:

  • Manage the day-to-day work of the facility and the execution of the users’ projects.
  • Advise the customers of the facility on technical aspects, project design, and data interpretation.
  • Monitor important new technologies in the proteomics/metabolomics fields, and evaluate their potential implementation at the facility in accordance with the needs of research groups.
  • Organize courses at the postgraduate level to share the knowledge of proteomics and metabolomics with graduate students and postdocs.

The facility includes one very experienced staff technician and a bioinformatician. Candidates must have a university degree (Master, Diploma or equivalent) and PhD in life sciences, excellent knowledge and professional experience in the field of liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, especially proteomics, as well as profound expertise in data analysis, and a strong interest in establishing collaborative projects and cooperations with scientists from different disciplines. Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as proficiency in English are required. The full-time position is immediately available, and will be offered initially for 2 years, with the possibility of extension or permanent employment. The payment level is based on the German state public service salary scale (TVöD-Bund) according to the training, qualifications and professional experience. The social benefits correspond to the regulations of the public service.The Max-Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore the Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity and seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women

To apply.Further information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Bernhard Herrmann ([email protected]). Please submit your complete application including CV, list of publications, statement of previous, current and planned future research, and the names and contact details of at least two references as single pdf file until April 30th, 2019 to [email protected]

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