Research Scientist - LC-MS

Employer
CK Group
Location
Macclesfield
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Sector
Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a highly motivated lab-based Research Scientist - LC-MS to join a precision medicine company based near Manchester.

Company:
Our client is developing next-generation diagnostic tests to help clinicians prescribe the right drug, for the right patient, at the right time. They are developing LC-MS proteomic biomarker discovery platforms and clinical assays to predict drug response in a clinical setting.

The Role:
  • Support the development of biomarker discovery platforms and resulting clinical assays.
  • Be involved in a variety of projects that aim to expand the portfolio of proteomic assays
  • Sits within the LC-MS/MS technical operations team and involves operation of LC-MS/MS systems and method development

Your Background:
  • Ph.D. in proteomics or protein biochemistry applied to the investigation of mammalian cell biology
  • Expertise in LC-MS/MS proteomics - hands-on experience running/operating high-end LC-MS/MS systems (including hands-on experience calibrating the MS systems, basic maintenance of LC-MS/MS, renewing buffers, running QCs, interpreting data, and reporting QC outputs).
  • Experienced in preparing samples using proteomic workflows for LC-MS/MS analysis.
  • Experience working with multiple sample types (e.g. cell lines, blood, solid tissue).
  • Knowledge and understanding of fundamental principles of biochemical and molecular biological systems.

Desirable:
  • Experience analysing large sample sets, across multiple batches.
  • Experience using software for the identification, characterisation and quantification of peptides and proteins from LC-MS/MS raw data.
  • Expertise in the utilisation of LC-MS/MS proteomic technologies for the identification and validation of clinical biomarkers.
  • Experience in automation of sample preparation workflows using liquid handlers.
  • Experience building targeted (e.g., PRM/SRM) or untargeted (e.g., DDA/DIA) methods for proteomics.


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It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56527 in all correspondence.

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Location
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Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
Chesterfield
S41 9FG
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