GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
A Senior Research Scientist position is currently available in the Mass Spectrometry Facility at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in quantitative proteomics. Located in Shrewsbury MA, the Facility provides both services and collaborative efforts within the Medical School, as well as to external academic and industry partners. The Facility supports a diversity of applications in quantitative proteomics, structural biology, metabolomics, small molecule quantitation, and mass spectrometry imaging. There are eight mass spectrometry platforms including two Thermo Orbitraps, two Q-TOFs (Waters, Agilent) and two triple quadrupole instruments (Thermo, Waters). We are looking for a highly motivated individual to contribute to a wide and diverse range of projects utilizing quantitative proteomics approaches to solve important biological problems. The successful candidate will specialize and be responsible for all aspects of method development, sample preparation, chromatography, data acquisition, data analysis and data interpretation using a diverse variety of mass spectrometry and software platforms. Responsibilities also include providing client/collaborator project support, effectively communicating project progress, writing technical summaries, participating in all aspects of publication and grant writing.
Under the general direction of the Principle Investigator, the Senior Research Scientist performs a variety of complex research experiments laboratory research on topics pertinent to the interests of the research programs of the laboratory.
Under the general direction of the Principle Investigator
Supervises and trains new laboratory personnel and junior members of the laboratory
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.