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Research Associate-Fixed Term

Michigan State University

Job Description

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Chemistry 10032142
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location:East Lansing
Categories:Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry at Michigan State University invites applications for a position of Postdoctoral Research Associate in the lab of Professor Tian (Autumn) Qiu. This position will support research projects in using imaging mass spectrometry for host-microbe and toxicology research, including:

1) Develop 4D mass spectrometry imaging methods on complex biological samples for neurochemicals and xenobiotics using a MALDI quadrupole time-of-flight (Q-TOF) mass spectrometer with trapped ion mobility spectrometry (TIMS).

2) Couple mass spectrometry imaging methods with other techniques including microscopy and LC-MS workflow.

3) Perform data analysis on the mass spectrometry imaging and LC-MS datasets.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology or related fields and any research experience.

Desired Qualifications

Prior experience in imaging mass spectrometry is desired. Experience with biostatistics, biological sample preparation, LC-MS workflow, rodent animal experiments, microbiology and/or toxicology is a plus. Strong problem-solving abilities with self-motivation, collaborative and collegial working ethics, and willingness to mentor and assist other less experienced team members are preferred.

Required Application Materials

Please provide a cover letter stating your research experience and interest, your CV, names and contact information of 2-3 references.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Oct 27, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Oct 27, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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