Vacancy - Metabolomics Facility Manager

The MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol is currently advertising for a Metabolomics Facility Manager with experience of NMR spectroscopy.

The posts are advertised on the Working at Bristol Website (, vacancy number SUPP101985. Please forward this message on to colleagues who might be interested.

IEU Metabolomics Facility Manager

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic laboratory scientist to manage an established NMR metabolomics facility, equipped with two modern automated NMR spectrometers dedicated to high-throughput metabolomics in large-scale population and systems epidemiology. The post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the facility including development of protocols and troubleshooting technical issues.

The metabolomics facility also has access to modern mass spectrometry laboratories for metabolomics analyses. The post holder will work with a team of academics, to generate metabolomics data for a number of research studies. The post holder will be responsible for building a customer base and maintaining customer relationships with users of the metabolomics facility. This will include recommending and developing appropriate research methods for specific analyses, using both NMR and mass spectrometry.

In addition they will manage the facility technician, project manage specific research projects, and promote the laboratory’s resources. The successful applicant will have a strong background in NMR spectroscopy with
a Higher degree in NMR spectroscopy, analytical or clinical chemistry, metabolomics, or other appropriate subject. Experience of laboratory or project management will be an advantage The post will be based jointly in the School of Chemistry (where the NMR facility is housed) and in the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol (IEU) located within the School of Social and Community Medicine.

Funds are currently secured until 31 March 2018 for this post.

Informal enquiries to Dr Susan Ring 0117 331 0070 or via email