The Chemical Biology and Exposure Science Team within the Biological Sciences Division at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking a senior research investigator who will establish a vigorous independent research program in chemical biology (broadly defined) within the highly collaborative environment of PNNL. This individual will be expected to strengthen our program in chemical biology, and contribute to emerging research programs in microbiome sciences, human exposure and precision medicine. Candidates are expected to have a PhD in chemical biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, organic chemistry, or related field. Ideal candidates will have experience in chemical biology, synthetic chemistry, imaging, proteomics, microbiology, and/or flow cytometry. We seek individuals with strong records of independent creative accomplishments, who will interact productively with colleagues within the Division and across PNNL.
Chemical Biology at PNNL has emerged over the last 10 years and is now actively funded by multiple research sponsors. The program has particular strengths in activity-based protein profiling, microbiome research, xenometabolism, chemoproteomics, and imaging. We seek an individual who will expand our strengths and leverage the expertise and instrumentation available at PNNL to establish a strong research program.
Required Components of the Application: • In a single PDF file please submit a letter describing qualifications, along with a CV, a two-to-four page summary of current and proposed research, and the emails and affiliations of three individuals who can provide a letter of recommendation.
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BS/BA with 2 years of experience, MS/MA with 0 years of experience, PhD with 0 years of experience
• PhD in chemical biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, organic chemistry, or related field. • Skilled professional who can independently apply, on a broad basis, existing theories, principles, and concepts within the field of chemical biology. • The individual should be prepared to develop into a Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-PI on projects or tasks. • Proactively stays abreast of leading developments the field and leads externally in the development new scientific directions. Maintains skills consistent with state of the art.
Internal Number: 308215
About Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is the nation's premier laboratory for scientific discovery in chemistry, earth sciences, and data analytics and for solutions to the nation's toughest challenges in energy resiliency and national security. Founded in 1965, PNNL is operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. DOE's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. For more information, visit PNNL's News Center or look up current job openings by searching for "chemistry" at jobs.pnnl.gov.