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Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), is a Dept. of Biotechnology (Govt. of India) initiative and a not for profit organization based in Bangalore. We act as an enabler of Bioscience Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship by providing Research, Development, Training and Services in State Of The Art Technology Platforms. As a part C-CAMP's mandate of promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, C-CAMP has created and fostered an entrepreneur-friendly culture in and around academic/research environment through its involvement in seed funding schemes for Startups, Entrepreneur Mentorship program and Bio-incubation facility.

We are seeking highly motivated, self-driven team players for the following positions:

1) Facility-in-charge, Proteomics Facility

Applications are open for the position :Facility - in- charge, Proteomics facility at C-CAMP.

The Proteomics Research Core Facility provides infrastructure for the identification and quantification of proteins, and their post-transcriptional modifications (PTMs). This includes expertise in PTM enrichment strategies, peptide separations, state-of-the-art mass spectrometry (MS) for discovery-driven experiments, and targeted workflows for sensitive, quantitative monitoring of proteins. The facility develops and adapts sample preparation techniques, MS approaches and software to provide cutting-edge solutions for individual research projects.

The successful candidate will:

* Lead the CCAMP Proteomics Core Facility and coordinate a team of technicians and trainees.

* Consult scientists on the technical capabilities of shotgun/discovery and targeted proteomic approaches

* Support on campus academic researchers with state-of-the-art proteomic analyses

* Develop and implement new techniques to keep the performance of the unit at the highest possible level

* Adapt hard and software as appropriate

* Coordinate activities with other labs within the CCAMP/inStem/NCBS campus to maximize synergy

Responsibilities

* Managing the day-to-day operations of the Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry core facility.

* Develop and improve operation of the proteomics facility.

* Develop tools, methods and approaches to analyze proteomics datasets

* Lead training programs for students and trainees to learn hands-on proteomics, enable trainees to use on campus equipment to carry out cutting edge proteomics.

* Ensuring that the facility maintains state-of-the-art instrumentation and is working at the frontiers of the relevant field.

* Aid in biological interpretation of proteomic data

* Prepare/process samples for protein analysis

* Use LC/MS/MS equipment and software tools to acquire data on extracted samples

* Lead staff who will perform standard QA/QC procedures

* Ensure routine maintenance on analytical instrumentation

* Present work at internal and external meetings

* Overseeing budget and spending;

* Analyzing the cost of research projects;

* Overseeing and maintaining essential equipment; Purchasing materials and supplies; general lab maintenance.

Qualifications

* PhD with post-phd experience, primarily in developing proteomic methods using LC/MS/MS based approaches.

* This must include direct, hands on experience with quantitative, large scale proteomics including label-free proteomics, SILAC, BONCAT and other cutting edge methods in proteomics.

* Hands-on experience with analysis software (Skyline, MassHunter, MultiQuant, MASCOT or equivalent)

* Experience using statistical packages and data visualization tools is a plus

Personal qualities:

* Strong analytical skills

* Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

* Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written

* Willingness to train, teach students and trainees for their proteomics projects.

* Willingness to build a facility for wide usage, with the emphasis on method development, and sample analysis.

* Curiosity, creativity, and open-mindedness, and willingness to work within the mandates of the institutes.

* Strong team spirit and work ethic.

Compensation will be based on the Qualification and Experience. The position is on Contract basis, initially for a period of one year and further extensions will be based on the performance assessment.

Apply to hr@ccamp.res.in . The last date is 25th June 2017.