Associate Instructor / Spectrometry Specialist

University of Utah   Salt Lake City, UT   Full-time     Education
Posted on August 23, 2020

Associate Instructor / Spectrometry Specialist at the University of Utah's Department of Chemistry in SLC: Requires least a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field and 24 months experience in analytical chemistry or biochemistry laboratory environment; 24 months experience in the following: experimental method development, validation, data analysis, and data interpretation of small molecules and biomolecules using high performance liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS), gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS); structural elucidation of small molecules using DDA or DIA mass methods; biomolecule characterizations including oligonucleotide, intact protein and peptide mapping; operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting current analytical instrumentation including tandem mass spectrometry and time-of-flight mass spectrometry; liquid chromatography separation techniques (such as SEC, RP, HILIC, IEX); and using and maintaining common mass spectrometry data analysis software (such as Chromeleon, MassHunter, Masslynx, Empower). The experience requirements may be satisfied through employment, training, or an academic program. The Associate Instructor / Spectrometry Specialist is responsible for overseeing instrumentation in the mass spectrometry and optical spectroscopy facilities. Collecting, analyzing, and interpreting small molecule and biomolecule samples. Maintaining detailed records of experiments and results. Maintaining instrument parts, supplies and servicing of mass spectrometers and spectrophotometers. Working with faculty members, research assistants, and students on analyzing and interpreting spectra for scientific reports and publications. Maintaining awareness of recent developments in liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry by monitoring scientific literature and attending seminars. Providing and overseeing training programs for faculty members, staff and students.