The Rabinowitz lab, a recognized leader in metabolomics, seeks a mass spectrometry specialist to provide high-level technical and scientific support to their ~ 25 member team at Princeton University. Essential qualifications include:1. Hands-on experience working in mass spectrometry, hardware and/or software2. Strong general knowledge and practical skills in one or more basic chemistry disciplines (analytical, physical, organic, biological)3. Good quantitative abilities4. Proven ability to successfully complete major research projects5. Effective communication and great team player6. Advanced degree or relevant combination of experience and educationOther valuable experience (not required) includes:7. Metabolomics8. Chromatography, including LC-MS or GC-MS9. NMR10. Bioinformatics/computer programming11. Statistics12. Unknown compound identification13. Organic synthesis14. Biological research15. Metabolism researchWe expect that the successful candidate will have an advanced degree, but we are open to applicants with alternative educational backgrounds who demonstrate a strong record of scientific achievement and relevant experience.Major work responsibilities will include: LC-MS and GC-MS method development, unknown metabolite identification, instrument maintenance, sample analyses for collaborative and fee-for-service projects, data interpretation, report writing, and organization of team research efforts, which will frequently include collaborators from U Penn, Rutgers, and other Princeton University labs.Applications should include a curriculum vitae (required), contact information for three references (required), and a list of publications (optional). Candidates must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/19402.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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