We are recruiting for a Head of Mass Spectroscopy who will play a major leadership role in the operations and expansion of the Mass-Spectrometry Unit within the ASSET Centre of the Institute for Global Food Security in the School of Biological Science.

About the position:

  1. The ASSET Technology Centre is a leading analytical chemistry research hub and is a designated ‘Centre of Expertise’ in food authenticity.
  2. Researchers undertake frontier measurement research is many areas of environmental and food security related sciences.
  3. The development of proposals to support the centre to gaining further national and international recognition as a centre of excellence will also be a key role as will the fostering of strategic relationships with key technology providers.
  4. The Head of the Unit will contribute to strategic planning to ensure the long term sustainability and expansion of the unit.
  5. They will provide high quality scientific expertise to support researchers obtaining the maximum benefit from the technology platforms available.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The successful candidate must have:
  • A relevant degree and PhD
  • Substantial relevant research experience in mass spectrometry that will enable further development of the unit and contribute to the Institute grand challenges
  • Experience of developing new research methodologies, especially for small molecule analysis, with the aim of implementing new approaches, techniques and work flows for mass spectrometry.

How to apply:

  1. For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply.
  2. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application.
  • For further information or assistance, contact Resourcing Team, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk
Quick Overview:
Organization Queen’s University
Type of position Postdoctoral
Country UK
Subject areas Food security, microbiology, and ecosystem biology
Deadline October 05 ,2020

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