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Summary: The Instrumentation Manager leads the development of a growing and vibrant Mass Spectrometry (MS) facility. Performs maintenance on all the major systems in the MS lab (pumps, DAD’s, MSD, vacuum, electronics, and controls). Needs to have a proven track record in processing MSn data and extraction of complex relationships within the data.
- Uses and trains new users to acquire and analyze data from advanced mass spectrometry experiments on protein/DNA modifications and metabolomics acquisition and processing.
- Uses and trains others on modern chemical instrumentation (NMR, IR, GC-MS, HPLC, UV-Vis, etc.).
- Assists others with writing peer reviewed articles.
- Manages the shared departmental MS resources while providing MS training to undergraduate and graduate student users.
- Teaches one class per academic year in general, organic, biochemistry, or analytical chemistry.
- Collaborates closely with faculty and research groups on MS data collection and analysis.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Ph.D. in Chemistry
- Expertise should range from working with small organics (GC and LC) to protein digests.
- Experience with advanced processing software such as Mass Hunter, Proteome Discover, Xcalibur, ChemStation, OpenLabs.
- Ability to communicate both verbally and written.
- Ability to work as a member of a research team involving faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students and other scientists.
- Experience in training and maintaining an operational lab.
- Knowledge of current developments in the chemistry literature appropriate to the field of research.
- Ability to design and deliver course materials for undergraduate or graduate instruction, and to evaluate student performance.
- Background and experience with informatics software.
- Responsible for own work.
- Teaching assistants will report to this position according to their teaching duties, i.e grading and teaching labs. Also, students will report as a spectroscopy teaching assistant i.e. running samples for labs, training routine users and daily instrument checks.
Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
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