Scientific Associate

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CRUK, University of Cambridge
Closing Date
16 Jan 2022
CRUK, University of Cambridge, Li ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, CB2 0RE
18 Months

The Cambridge Institute Proteomics Core (CIPC) provides proteomic expertise including in-depth protein analysis (identification and quantification) of complex samples to Cambridge Institute scientists. We also provide protein analysis to other departments within the University of Cambridge.

We are recruiting to provide maternity leave cover and require a skilled, experienced scientist to join our team in providing excellent proteomic support to research groups within the institute. Together with other team members the successful candidate will be responsible for the calibration, maintenance and operation of the latest Thermo Scientific Orbitrap instruments (QExactive, QExactive HF and Fusion Lumos Orbitrap mass spectrometers) and associated nanoLC systems. All aspects of sample preparation for MS analysis Processing and analysis of datasets Communication of the results to facility manager and users. Data management.

You will have the opportunity to work under your own initiative and apply your excellent problem solving skills to troubleshoot challenging technical issues. You will be continually exposed to a diversity of new protocols and techniques and the latest in cutting edge mass spectrometry technology. You will be able to interact and advise our users and apply your expertise, both within the team and within the institute. We are primarily a research-service lab, but you will support technical development projects to benefit the CIPC and the Institute.

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