The department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a senior-level innovative and highly motivated mass spectrometrist or liquid chromatographer to join their GPCR lab.
The Senior Research Specialist will assist the PI to develop and implement proteomics techniques for quantitative interactome, phosphoprpteome and proteome analysis using mass spectrometry instruments.
The successful candidate will develop and apply state-of-the-art proteomics approaches to identify, quantify, and characterize proteins and their modifications to support our GPCR-related research.
Hiring Range: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Education Required: PhD or ScD
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: Doctoral degree in chemistry, biology or life sciences and at least 5 years of relevant laboratory experience required. Must have experience with protein purification, protein structural analysis, and mass spectrometry. Must have experience with mass spectrometry data analysis. The successful candidate must have experience with analytical chemistry, HPLC and mass spectrometry. Must have proven scientific leadership.
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