The University of Oklahoma (OU)

Research Scientist

The University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK, United States

The University of Oklahoma is hiring a Research Scientist to support proteomics analysis in the University Core Mass Spectrometry Facility that is housed in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Primary responsibilities include all steps from sample preparation (e.g., protein extraction, fractionation and digestion, peptide clean-up) to sample measurement (using Orbitrap FTMS instruments) and data analysis (eg use of Proteome Discoverer, Scaffold, Skyline). This hire will assist proteomics investigators through a combination of sample analysis service, collaborative work, and training of students or postdoctoral researchers in needed techniques. Secondary responsibiliites include assisting the MS Facility Director with other mass spectrometry analysis (eg metabolomics/small molecules) using the other mass spectrometers housed in the MS Facility (a Waters SYNAPT G2Si Ion Mobility Q-TOF, an Agilent 6545 High Resolution Q-TOF, and a Perkin Elmer NexION 2000 Inductively Coupled Plasma-MS) and the related HPLC/nanoHPLC systems.

Required Education:
The candidate must hold a PhD in a proteomics related field (e.g., chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology) OR equivalent combination of education/job related experience (ie, 3 or more years experience in high resolution mass spectrometry).

The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Department Preferences:
• Expertise using nano-LC-Orbitrap FTMS.
• Post graduate work experience in related field.

Applicants must submit an ONLINE application at for Job Requisition # 190593. Computers and personal assistance are available at the Office of Human Resources, 905 Asp, Room 205, Norman, OK 73069. Include job requisition number on all correspondence. Deadlines subject to change with or without notice. For further information on this or other University of Oklahoma job opportunities, please call (405) 325-1826 or access our website at

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 190593