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Director of Mass Spectrometry

Loyola University of Chicago - Cell and Molecular Physiology Department
Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with qualifications
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

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The Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) seeks applicants for a full-time Director of Mass Spectrometry.

We are seeking enthusiastic applicants who enjoy working with graduate students to help implement the curriculum and lead the Mass Spectrometry laboratory for the brand-new Master of Science in Clinical and Applied Proteomics (MS CAPS) program. Qualified candidates with a master’s degree or higher and at least two years of experience with Mass Spectrometry instruments are encouraged to apply.

The Director’s duties and responsibilities include:

  • Implement and refine curriculum for master’s students including hands-on laboratory training, supervision and assessments
  • Procure and prepare samples for students to use
  • Run mass spectrometry instruments
  • Analyze and interpret mass spectrometry data
  • Provide general lab maintenance including calibrations, inventory, cleaning, safety and compliance, etc.
  • Assist in managing mass spectrometry lab technician staff



  • Proficiency with software used in research labs and willingness to learn new programs as necessary
  • Minimum qualifications:  Master’s degree or higher and two years’ experience with mass spectrometry instrumentation
  • Preferred: Experience training students or technicians in a lab


The SSOM is undergoing rapid growth in all of its basic departments. Laboratory space will be in the state-of-the-art Center for Translational Research and Education ( Review of applications will commence immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology values and is committed to fostering a culture of equal opportunity for all persons. We strongly encourage individuals identifying as members of under-represented groups and women to apply. Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty.


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