Job Posting- Research Specialist, Mass Spectrometry Core

Research Specialist, Mass Spectrometry Core

The Mass Spectrometry Core at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has an open position for a full-time Research Specialist with a background in Mass Spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics. The holder of this position will perform research in mass spectrometry to identify small molecules and peptides/protein analysis, identification and structure elucidation; define research projects, consult with customers in designing experimental plans, carry out own research projects, and train other lab personnel in various techniques and research equipment ; document and disseminate of research activities and results for publication, reports, outreach and user communities.

We are seeking an experienced candidate who has a Bachelor’s degree in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline required. Master’s degree and Ph.D preferred. A minimum of 4 years of laboratory research experience in analytical chemistry and specific areas of sample preparation as listed above for Bachelor’s degree, 2 years for Master’s and 1 year for PhD. Mass spectrometry-based lipidomics / metabolomics experience is required. Mass spectrometry-based proteomics experience is preferred. Candidates must be comfortable with computer equipment and software tools commonly used in research histology. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. More detailed information about the Research Resources Center may be found here

Applicants should submit the following: cover letter highlighting key qualifications; current curriculum vitae with complete bibliography; names, relationship and email addresses of three references. For fullest consideration, applications should be received by May 18, 2018. All materials should be uploaded to

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.