Senior Research Associate - Mass Spectrometry

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Boston, USA
Posting date: 17 Nov 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Research Associate of Mass Spectrometry with a leading research company located in Boston, MA. As the Senior Researcher, you will manage mass spectrometry instrumentation and perform wet lab experiments to support the HLA-immunopeptidomics platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use Mass Spectrometry workflows to process /produce/analyze HLA peptides.
  • Engage in method development and optimization.
  • Independently plans and executes assigned experiments and lab tasks.
  • Maintain mass spectrometry instrumentation.
  • Execute targeted and discovery MS analyses and advance MS acquisition methods for Class II HLA peptides.
  • Lead/ and or assist in writing and revising SOPs.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent), preferably in scientific discipline or a health-related field.
  • 3+ years relevant industry experience in protein mass spectrometry.
  • Direct experience with Orbitrap FusionTM and EASY-nLC preferred.
  • Experience with tissue processing and immunoprecipitation is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, small start-up company environment.
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and able to function independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strategic agility, strong critical and logical thinking with ability to analyze problems.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in an evolving environment.
  • Excellent presentation and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sofia Amark at (+1) 646-367-2764 or

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