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Postdoc of Palaeoproteomics

A 3-year position as Postdoc of Palaeoproteomics is available at the EvoGenomics section, the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, starting on August 1st 2018 or as soon as possible hereafter.  
 
The Palaeoproteomics lab is recruiting a motivated and talented early-stage postdoctoral scientist with a research background in molecular biology. The position is part of PROTEIOS (Niels Bohr Chair in Palaeoproteomics) the goal of which is to establish and develop an interdisciplinary team to advance the field of Palaeproteomics using a high-risk / high-reward strategy. The successful candidate will work to establish novel methodology in several areas; collagen depletion (to aid detection of low-abundance proteins), estimating age at death, ancient disease biomarker discovery, immunoassay development and further development of ZooMS. Additional responsibilities include; day to day running of the laboratory and supervision/training of PhD students.  
 
Essential experience:  
● At least 12 months in the field of palaeoproteomics.  
● A proven track record of method establishment/development of molecular biology techniques.  
● 5 years of laboratory experience.  
● Comprehensive experience of immunoassays including ‘homebrew’.  
 
Desired experience:  
● Experience of assay development in an industrial setting.  
● Commercialisation process including patent writing.  
 
The position is placed at the EvoGenomics section, which is part of the Natural History Museum of Denmark. Further information on the section is linked at http://evogenomics.snm.ku.dk/. Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Matthew Collins at matthew.collins@snm.ku.dk.  
 
The position is open from 1st of August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.  
 
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.  
 
Terms of employment  
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.  
Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.  
The starting salary is currently up to DKK 419.772 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 71.781). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.  
 
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.  
 
Please include  
 
● Curriculum vita  
● Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)  
● Research plan – brief description of future research plans  
● Two references  
 
The deadline for applications is June 1st 2018, 23:59 GMT +2.  
 
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.  
You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/.  
 
 
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Ansøgningsfrist: 01-06-2018
Ansættelsesdato: 01-08-2018
Arbejdstid: Fuldtid
Afdeling/Sted: Statens Naturhistoriske Museum

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