Post-doctoral opportunity in NMR in the Merritt lab at the University of Florida High Magnetic Field lab

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Associate – NMR with 13C-optimized HTS cryoprobes

Overview: The Merritt lab is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Post-Doctoral Associate to join our dynamic research team specializing in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) based metabolomics and tracer metabolism. The successful candidate will contribute to cutting-edge research at the intersection of metabolism and NMR. This position is funded by RM1-GM148766, and offers a unique opportunity to advance our understanding of metabolic processes using state-of-the-art NMR technology. The candidate must:

  1. **Lead Innovative Research:** Spearhead research initiatives focused on applying high-temperature superconducting NMR probes to study metabolic processes.

 

  1. **Collaborate:** Work closely with a multidisciplinary team of experts in NMR spectroscopy, materials science, and metabolism to drive collaborative research projects.

 

  1. **Probe Development:** Contribute to the development and optimization of high-temperature superconducting NMR probes for enhanced sensitivity and precision in metabolic studies.

 

  1. **Data Analysis:** Apply advanced data analysis techniques to extract meaningful insights from NMR data, contributing to the publication of high-impact research papers.

 

  1. **Training and Mentorship:** Collaborate with graduate students and junior researchers, sharing your expertise and fostering a collaborative and supportive research environment.

 

Qualifications:

 

-       Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, or a related field.

-       Proven expertise in NMR spectroscopy and a strong background in metabolic studies.

-       Experience with the development and application of high-temperature superconducting NMR probes is highly desirable.

-       Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

-       Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

 

Benefits:

-         Competitive salary commensurate with experience, starting at the NIH post-doctoral pay level.

-         Access to cutting-edge facilities and resources at the UF National High Magnetic Field Lab (NHMFL).

-         Opportunities for professional development and collaboration.

-         Health and retirement benefits.

 

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references athttps://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/529772/postdoctoral-associate.

 

 

Matthew E. Merritt

Associate Professor

University of Florida

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

PO Box 100245

Gainesville, FL 32610-0245

(352) 294-8397

 

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University of Florida

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Gainesville, FL 32610