[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Fellow in Biogeochemistry, ExxonMobil, NJ

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 13:39:30 MDT 2018


Postdoctoral Fellow in Biogeochemistry


Clinton, NJ, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


ExxonMobil Research and Engineering has an immediate opening for a
post-doctoral position in the Hydrocarbon Science Section of its Corporate
Strategic Research Laboratory in Annandale, NJ.

Primary Job Functions

*	Work as part of a team investigating several biogeochemical topics
including the diagenesis of organic matter in sediments, metabolism of
environmental microbes, and microbial biofuels
*	Design and perform experimental and analytical work in metabolomics
and organic biogeochemistry related to biologically sourced molecules in
marine, sedimentary and hydrocarbon systems, as well as lab cultures
simulating these environments
*	Develop new analytical techniques for chromatographic and mass
spectrometric analyses of microbial metabolites and lipids using our
state-of-the art HPLC-, 2D-LC- and SFC-QToF MS system
*	Collaborate effectively with other researchers within the company as
well as academic researchers

Job Requirements

*	A PhD in metabolomics, geochemistry, analytical chemistry, or a
related field
*	Experience with LC-MS analysis of organic compounds, including
sample preparation and data processing. High-resolution mass spec experience
*	Strong attention to detail and experience in sample processing for
trace level compound analysis
*	Ability to think creatively and develop new research directions
*	Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to collaborate in
multi-disciplinary teams, and a desire to publish in top-quality refereed
journals, and to participate in external technical meetings
*	Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

To be successful in this work, the candidate should have a PhD in
Geoscience, Biology or Chemistry, with specialization in metabolomics,
organic geochemistry, biogeochemistry, oceanography or related fields.
Candidates who are in the process of completing their PhDs in 2018 will also
be considered. Experience in LC-MS lipid analysis, lipidomics, and/or
metabolomics would be preferred. Additional experience in marine
biogeochemistry, stable isotope geochemistry, paleoceanography,
microbiology, and/or advanced chromatography techniques (e.g. LC×LC, SFC)
will be given special consideration.

ExxonMobil's Corporate Strategic Research Laboratory conducts fundamental
research with a staff of over 200 scientists and engineers in diverse
disciplines. The laboratory features excellent support and analytical
facilities, an international staff, and is strongly integrated with the
external scientific community. Our facilities are centrally located in
scenic Annandale, New Jersey, approximately 50 miles from both New York City
and Philadelphia.

ExxonMobil offers an excellent working environment and a competitive
compensation and benefits package.

Alternate Location: United States : Clinton, New Jersey

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey 
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