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Department of Food Science and Nutrition University of Minnesota

Appointment: 100%

Job code: 9546

Working Title: Post-Doctoral Associate

Field: Analytical Chemistry and Proteomics

Location: St. Paul campus

Supervisor: Prof. Pam Ismail, Professor

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate with Principal Investigators and other lab personnel in the design, implementation, and evaluation of experiments related to food protein chemistry and analytical chemistry following enzymatic assays, proteomics, chromatography, mass spectrometry and IR spectroscopy and other analytical techniques including ELISA, Western blots, epitope mapping.
  • Participate in preparation, presentation and reporting of data
  • Author, co-author, and otherwise collaborate on reports, conference papers and publications.
  • Author and coauthor manuscripts for publication and/or presentation at professional meetings.
  • Draft proposals to funding agencies to procure funds for new projects.
  • Train and manage graduate and undergraduate students on experimental procedures

Appointment:  Position is 100% time 12-month appointment.  This Post Doctoral Associate (job code #9546) position is renewable appointment, but renewal is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.  The grant funding this position has funds for up to two years.  Post Doctoral Research Associate appointments at the University of Minnesota are limited to three years. The appointment provides access to University health and vacation benefits.  Annual salary base:  $50,000.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. Food Science, Food Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or related field
  • Experience with high performance liquid chromatography, IR spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • General laboratory and management organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to multitask
  • Evidence of willingness to learn new techniques.
  • Experience with manuscript preparation and publication in peer-reviewed journals

Expected Start Date – ASAP

Application Process

  • Go to the U of Minnesota Human Resources employment website at:

  • Please search and apply for Requisition # 337313
  • Attach Cover letter, CV/resume and list with the contact information for three references.
  • Only complete applications will be considered and reviewed.

For any questions or inquiries contact: Dr. Pam Ismail ( University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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