BAF Research Coordinator | BioDiscovery Institute

BAF Research Coordinator

The Research Coordinator will assist the BioAnalytical Facility (BAF) manager with the development of new analytical and processing platforms, such as lipidomics and high-throughput untargeted metabolomics. Additional duties may include, but are not limited to: maintaining and operating special equipment and apparatus, sample handling and metabolomics analyses, observing and recording results, preparing technical reports, and train new users.

The BioAnalytical Facility (BAF) at the University of North Texas is a core research service facility with state-of-the-art mass spectrometry equipment with advanced capabilities for separating and quantifying small molecules and macromolecules. BAF is committed to assisting researchers worldwide in the design of robust analytical methods as well as the integration and interpretation of data in the field of metabolomics.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree with major course work in the field of assignment and one year of related experience in the field of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic advanced research standards, techniques, and methods used in routine research
  • Knowledge of basic and specialized scientific equipment
  • Knowledge of health, safety, and security precautions in keeping with type of research being done
  • Ability to adapt or modify apparatus, equipment, or research protocols to accomplish research goals
  • Skill in conducting tests and measurements
  • Skill in collection and organization and presentation of research information

Preferred Qualifications:

Must have experience with operating Mass Spectrometer equipment. Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • degree in biochemistry, biology, chemistry or related field
  • at least 2-years experience working in mass spectrometry-based metabolomics
  • previous hands-on experience in lipidomics and/or untargeted metabolomics
  • programming skills
  • peer-reviewed publications in the field of metabolomics

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