Postdoctoral Scientist position

Washington D.C.
$50,000 per year + benefits
Feb 13, 2018
Apr 14, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Microbiological
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Professor Akos Vertes at George Washington University is searching for an individual with a Ph.D. degree and experience in biological mass spectrometry and instrument development to work on developing new analytical technologies for the study of infection thread formation in soybean roots at single cell resolution. The successful candidate will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of investigators to combine advanced single cell methods, e.g., laser ablation electrospray ionization (LAESI), with high-field FTICR-MS, to enable in-situ dynamic analysis of plant/microbe systems at unprecedented levels of resolution. A strong record of publications and achievements in related areas are preferred.

The position is open and applications are accepted immediately. The initial appointment is for 1 year, with the option to renew. Renewal is subject to annual evaluations and the availability of funds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please submit applications through the A complete application packet should include a letter of intent, curriculum vita, a list of publications and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation should be sent by the references directly to Prof. Vertes by email (

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