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The Department of Genome Sciences (GS) is part of the University of Washington School of Medicine and is comprised of 30 labs addressing leading edge questions in biology and medicine by developing and applying genetic, genomic and computational approaches taking advantage of genomic information now available for a host of species. GS is making major contributions in the application of genome science to understand the fundamentals of biology and to improve human health and wellbeing. Genome Sciences is a collaborative department supported by very different academic disciplines. The department has gone through significant expansion since its beginning in 2001 with annual grant awards of $57M for FY20.
The Department of Genome Sciences has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time 70% FTE Research Scientist/Engineer 3 to be responsible for co-managing a mass spectrometry lab and a number of proteomics projects in the MacCoss Lab.
Job duties include:
•Perform quantitative mass spectrometry data collection (30%) •Bioinformatics data analysis of proteomics data. (20%) •Develop novel sample preparation methods strategies. (15%) •Supervise and assist numerous collaborators in collecting and analyzing mass spectrometry data (5%) •Management of collaborations and service agreements (5%) •Generating quantitative analysis reports (5%) •Co-manage an associated cost center (5%) •Develop novel mass spectrometry data acquisition strategies (5%) •Prepare written progress reports and update the PI on status of projects (5%) •Participate and contribute to lab meetings (2.5%) •Other related duties as assigned (2.5%)
•Bachelor’s degree in Physics or Chemistry and at least 3 years in mass spectrometry-based proteomics. •Knowledge of current mass spectrometry technology; familiarity with Thermo Fisher Scientific mass spectrometers and with current nanoLC devices; •Experience building and testing custom instrumentation; •Skill in programming, especially in C/C++ and Perl. •Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are necessary.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
•Masters or PhD in Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Chemistry or equivalent •Demonstrated publication record •Experience with mass spectrometry instrumentation and proteomics methods •Bioinformatics skills using Python and R •Knowledge of Unix/Linux computer systems •Proficiency in maintenance of PC-based desktop computers •Expertise in chromatin biology and analysis of peptide modifications
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