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HIMB/CRL METABOLOMICS POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER ID# 222603 Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii Dba RCUH Occupation: Biochemists and Biophysicists
Location: Kaneohe, HI - 96744 Positions available: 1
Job #: 1619660 Work At Home option: Not Specified
Updated: 9/21/2022 Expires: 10/31/2022
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CLOSING DATE: October 31, 2022.

INQUIRIES: Dr. Crawford Drury (305) 586-0692.

Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) Coral Resilience Laboratory (CRL), located in Kneohe, Hawaii. This position will be based full-time at the Quinn Labs at Michigan State University and involve periodic travel to the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.


DUTIES: The Coral Resilience Lab (CRL) is committed to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in science. We believe an inclusive workplace fosters better research and strengthens community. Designs, coordinates, and conducts research on metabolite and microbial biomarkers of thermal tolerance in corals. Includes experimental design and execution, data collection and analysis. Develops tools to be applied for coral restoration and conservation and presents research results at scientific conferences, publishes scientific products, and contributes to grant writing. Contributes to mentorship of undergraduate students and a positive, productive, inclusive work environment. Assists with outreach and education activities as well as other laboratory and administrative needs.

EDUCATION/TRAINING PhD from an accredited college or university in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbial Biology or related field.
EXPERIENCE Three to five (3-5) years of experience with experimental, observational or field biology. Experience includes at least two (2) years of collecting and analyzing metabolomics data.
KNOWLEDGE Strong understanding of biochemistry, metabolomics, cell and molecular biology. Strong knowledge of bioinformatics, with a focus on metabolomic network analysis. Strong knowledge of experimental design, multivariate statistics and data analyses in R.
ABILITIES & SKILLS Ability to generate LC-MS/MS and GC-MS metabolomics data. Ability to complete library prep, sequencing and analysis of microbial samples. Ability to analyze multivariate and time-series data. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and public speaking skills. Ability to communicate effectively and coordinate within an interdisciplinary research team. Ability to effectively conduct work remotely (e.g., telework) as applicable. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to complete the UH Title IX training within twelve (12) months from date of hire. Must be able to complete the UH Laboratory Safety training within twelve (12) months from date of hire. Must be able to complete the Environmental & Health Safety Office (EHSO) Hazardous Waste Generator training within twelve (12) months from date of hire. Must be able to complete the Office of Research Compliance (ORC) General Biosafety training within twelve (12) months from date of hire.
POLICY/REGULATORY REQUIREMENT As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawaii's and/or business entity's policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

Experience with coral reef biology. Experience with Machine Learning. Experience linking Native Hawaiian culture and scientific research. Training related to student mentorship.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to and click on Job Postings. You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872.

RCUHs mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawaii, with a focus on the University of Hawaii.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Address: PO Box 1346, Kaneohe, HI 96744

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Salary Range: $3,822.00 (minimum) DOE (Depends on Experience) Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
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Minimum Experience Required: 36 months
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Minimum Education Level Required: Doctorate Degree
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