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Associate Scientist II
Ref No.: 18-01165
Location: Emeryville, California
Start Date / End Date: 05/14/2018 to 06/12/2021
At Client Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), the global research organization of Client, we are committed to discovering innovative medicines to cure disease and improve human health. By hiring the best academic, biotech, and pharmaceutical trained scientists, we have fostered an atmosphere for drug discovery where innovation is rewarded. It is ultimately the talent of the individual that determines our success, while our state-of-the-art technologies and resources enable these ideas to be realized.
The Analytics and Imaging department at Client in Emeryville is seeking a highly motivated and team oriented individual to work in their MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry laboratory. Major responsibilities for this position include:
• Plan and perform drug and metabolite distribution studies using MALDI Imaging MS in support of small molecule drug discovery
• Perform tissue cryo-sectioning and MALDI sample preparation
• Implementation of state-of-the-art MALDI imaging MS systems for data acquisition and analysis
• Data interpretation, report preparation and presentation of results to discovery project teams
• Effectively manage timelines and work closely with team members and customers in an international setting

• Experience using analytical chemistry technologies such as mass spectrometry
• Experience with tissue cryo-sectioning, MALDI sample preparation, and imaging data analysis is desirable
• Candidates must be able to work independently and participate effectively in team efforts
• Detail-oriented with expertise in problem solving
• Strong inter-personal and communication skills

BS or MS in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology or other related science. .