Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Research Technician I – Mass Spectrometry Shared Resource

Job Number: 56737

Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, US

Job Description

Position Description

The Mass Spectrometry Shared Resource of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking a Research Technician.
The laboratory uses state-of-the-art techniques and mass spectrometric instrumentation to measure proteins, peptides and small molecules in collaboration with research groups at CSHL and at external partner organizations. Developing and publishing innovative approaches for proteomic and metabolomic analyses is a core mission of the lab. The successful applicant will participate in all laboratory activities, ranging from sample processing and mass spectrometry-based proteomic methods development to instrumentation maintenance. In addition, Research Technicians will participate to lab meetings, scientific presentations, and journal clubs

Position Responsibilities

The successful candidates will be expected to:

Perform sample preparation and analysis;
Operate Orbitrap mass spectrometers and micro/nanoflow chromatographers;
Perform data analysis and reporting for proteomics and/or metabolomic experiments; 
Contribute to development of novel methods;
Implement and test new proteomic and metabolomic techniques;
Assist with instrument maintenance and quality control procedures;
Maintain and update written operative procedures and experimental protocols;
Help maintain commonly used equipment and resolve minor equipment problems. 
Willingness to be an active member of the CSHL scientific community, and to constantly learn and explore new topics and approaches are paramount. The ability to positively interact with other group members while being individually productive is also required.


Position Requirements

Curious, motivated and driven new graduates looking for a 2-3 years academic position to strengthen their scientific and technical background before applying for PhD or MD programs are encouraged to apply.

Bachelor’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, or related field is required. Higher level degrees (Masters or PhD) and demonstrable experience with mass spectrometry-based proteomics or metabolomics are desirable.

Supplemental Information

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned biomedical research institution in New York. It has shaped contemporary biomedical research and is the home of eight Nobel Prize laureates. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory provides a highly dynamic and interactive research environment and also a unique opportunity of timely exposure to advances in various biomedical research fields and of interaction with a broad range of researchers from all over the world through its renowned Meetings and Courses program.

We believe that science is for everyone. We have had researchers with a variety of backgrounds and believe in the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our CSHL Benefits sites to learn more.

We strongly recommend to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 however; it is not a requirement for employment.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Application Deadline: 2023-11-25


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