The University of Oklahoma (OU)

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK, United States

Postdoctoral Researcher

The laboratories of Luca Fornelli and Ashlee Rowe, Departments of Biology and Chemistry, University of Oklahoma, seek a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to conduct top-down proteomic analyses. This position offers the possibility of joining a multidiscipllinary team using a structural biology approach and state-of-the-art FTMS instrumentation (i.e., Tribrid Orbitrap mass spectrometer) to address cutting edge questions in neurobiology and cancer research. Responsibilities include all aspects of the proteomic project, ranging from experimental design to data collection and analysis.

The main objective of the research project (funded through an NIH Center grant to the Structural Biology group, Department of Chemistry) is to characterize proteins that inhibit ion channels regulating the mammalian pain pathway. In addition, collaborations with the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and the Stephenson Cancer Center will provide the postdoc with opportunities to work in the field of translational proteomics, broadening the research experience within a highly dynamic environment. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to develop new methodologies in top-down proteomics.

Job requirements:
• PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related field.

• Experience in proteomics and the use of liquid chromatography coupled to high-resolution mass spectrometry.
• Team player with good communication skills, and ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.
• The ability to assist with the training of undergrad/graduate students.
• Knowledge of Orbitrap FTMS technology and top-down proteomics.

Applicants must submit an ONLINE application at for Job Requisition # 192660. Computers and personal assistance are available at the Office of Human Resources, 905 Asp, Room 205, Norman, OK 73069. Include job requisition number on all correspondence. Deadlines subject to change with or without notice. For further information on this or other University of Oklahoma job opportunities, please call (405) 325-1826 or access our website at

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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