Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Proteomics Specialist in New York, New York

Proteomics Specialist

Job Posting Number: 17861

Research – Laboratory

New York,NY

March 12, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

As a Proteomics Specialist you will develop and implement mass spectrometry based methods to characterize and quantitate proteins from complex biochemical mixtures such as cell lysates and human plasma. In addition, this person will operate and maintain a high-resolution tandem mass spectrometer and the requisite nano-scale liquid chromatography systems.

You will:

  • Develop and implement LC-MS/MS methodologies to support MSKCC research efforts.

  • Successfully complete job duties specific responsibilities include the biochemical isolation of proteins from unique matrices such as stable isotope labeled cells and tissues and manipulation of those proteins so that they are now compatible with LC-MS analysis.

  • Be responsible for designing mass spectrometry experiments to sequence, characterize post translational modification, and to quantitate protein analytes including selected reaction monitoring (SRM) LC-MS/MS methods tuned for unique proteins of interest.

  • Support emerging technology and develop new mythologies for existing systems.

  • Operate a high-resolution tandem mass spectrometer at 5 parts per million mass accuracy and maintain the requisite nano-scale liquid chromatography systems.

  • Run QA/QCs, tuning, calibration of mass spectrometer, trouble shooting technical issues, routine maintenance, data analysis and report generation.

You need:

  • Master’s Degree Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or similar field with 2-4 years of relevant work experience in bio-analytical method development in the pharmaceutical, research, or clinical laboratory. Doctorate preferred#LI-SB1

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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