Head of Proteomics at The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK

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Head of Proteomics at The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK

Simon Foster (TSL)
Head of Proteomics at The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK

The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead proteomics activities at the Laboratory. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful talented candidate to contribute to and enhance the world-leading scientific activities of the Laboratory.

The post holder will be responsible for managing a team providing proteomics support to TSL scientists. The key functions of the role will be to deliver proteomics and training to TSL scientists, to work closely with TSL Group Leaders to apply modern proteomic techniques, and to develop cutting-edge methodologies as opportunities arise. The post holder will have direct access to world-class facilities available at TSL and across collaborative institutes within the Norwich Research Park. A joint proteomics platform was established in 2000, which includes: Thermo Scientific LTQ- Orbitrap; Waters Synapt G2; Waters TQ-S; Bruker UltraFlex MALDI-ToF/ToF; Bruker MicroTOF, and Applied Biosystems QTrap 4000

The applicant must have extensive hands-on experience of proteomics and must have a PhD degree in any field of research. Previous experience in the analysis of post- translational modifications of proteins is an advantage.

Salary will be within the UEA Research and Analogous Staff Grade 8 scale at between £38,140 and £48,246 pa; the appointment level will reflect qualifications, skills, knowledge and achievements. The position is available for two years in the first instance with possibility of renewal based on performance.

Applicants should provide a CV, including the names and contact details of two or more referees, and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria. Please send formal applications, quoting the reference number below, either by e-mail to [hidden email] or by post to Kim Blanchflower, HR Manager, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK.

Applications will be reviewed from 4th November 2012 and the position will remain open until filled.

The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) is a world leader in plant and microbial science and is dedicated to making fundamental discoveries in the science of plant-microbe interactions. TSL has expanded its scientific mission not only to continue providing fundamental biological insights into plant-pathogen interactions, but also to deliver novel, genomics-based solutions that will significantly reduce losses from major crop diseases, especially in developing countries.

For more information please visit http://www.tsl.ac.uk

Reference No: HoProt/2012

Dr Simon J. Foster
Laboratory Manager
The Sainsbury Laboratory
Norwich Research Park
Norfolk NR4 7UH
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1603 450431
email: [hidden email]
web: www.tsl.ac.uk

The Sainsbury Laboratory is a not-for-profit charity, number 1065510, and a company limited by guarantee, registered number 3346853 in England and Wales. Registered office: John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK

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