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Lab Research Technician

Tulane University
Job Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Laboratory and Research
Biochemistry - AAU Research Activities
Location: New Orleans, LA

The Tulane University Proteomics Core is seeking a Mass spectrometry research technician. This is a full time position that will involve sample preparation, routine cell culture, mass spectrometry operation, data reporting, routine instrument and lab maintenance, supply ordering and making general lab chemicals. Facility instruments include a mixture of LCMS/MS instruments. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • A thorough understanding of how Mass Spectrometry works, basic chemistry and biology
  • Routine cell culture, protein extraction 
  • A thorough understanding of the quantitative criteria involved in selecting analytical methods (e.g., precision, accuracy/bias, sensitivity, detection and quantification limits, sensitivity, and dynamic range) and their corresponding figures of merit 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of LC-MS/MS 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mass spectral libraries 
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good mathematical skills and experience performing calculations in Excel 
Required Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree and one year of basic laboratory research experience. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity and prior experience running Mass Spectrometry instruments will be viewed favorably. 
Compensation Information
This position is assigned to pay grade T2.23. Tulane offers a variety of options to enhance your health and well-being so that you may enjoy more out of life now and in the future. Learn more about Life at Tulane
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