Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CFSAN/FDA
The Office of Regulatory Science (ORS) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition is seeking an outstanding analytical or bioanalytical chemist with mass spectrometry expertise to participate in our food safety/food defense research program. An opening for a postdoctoral research fellow is available in the Bioanalytical Methods Branch. The position will involve the development and validation of methods for the quantification of unapproved compounds, plant toxins, and botanical constituents in dietary supplements using mass spectrometry (MS)-based techniques (i.e. LC-MS and/or GC-MS). A Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry or related fields, with a strong background and interest in MS instrumental analysis, is required. Candidates should be experienced with the latest liquid chromatographic and mass spectrometric techniques and application of those techniques to trace quantitative analysis. Training or experience in analytical method development for complex matrices such as food, cosmetics, or environmental analysis is also highly desirable. U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or applicant residing in the US for at least 36 of the previous 60 months is eligible.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of references and a cover letter that includes a short statement of experience and research interests via email to: Rahul Pawar, Ph.D., Research Chemist, Bioanalytical Methods Branch, CFSAN (Rahul.Pawar@fda.hhs.gov). Please use “PostDoc 2020” in the subject line.
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