Proteomics Core Specialist at Northwestern University Chicago renu goel  2022-10-10

The Proteomics Core at Northwestern offers cutting edge mass spectrometry methods to identify and characterize proteins and their roles in human health and disease. Our award-winning core team of 10 staff partners closely with academic, medical, and industrial researchers to advance biomedical research and translation. The facility offers multiple types of experiments from simple protein identification to protein quantitation (both relative and absolute) using both bottom-up proteomics and intact top-down proteomics analyses that enable detection of post-translational modifications. We specialize in untargeted quantitative peptide proteomics, targeted quantitative peptide proteomics, epiproteomic histone modification panel, and phosphoproteomics. The Proteomics Core leverages the expertise of its parent research center, Northwestern | Proteomics, in technology development and computational analysis to stay at the forefront of proteomics analyses.

A Core Specialist performs the required standard operating procedures of the Core Research Facility. This includes the execution of research activities associated with established protocols and procedures; modifying them as needed. Operates or guides Core user in utilizing the facility's specialized equipment and services in support of user needs. Ensures the smooth flow and quality of daily work within the lab and ensures compliance in regard to University, sponsor, and federal rules and regulations.

Plans, conducts, and evaluates experiments and assays of low-to-moderate complexities.
Demonstrates an understanding of protocols and guiding principles, and applies the protocols to experiments.
Calculates, records, compiles, and reports data.
Analyzes and interprets data.
Engages in problem-solving, relative to daily lab activities.
Maintains instrumentation and equipment used in services provided by the Core Facility.
Maintains and performs basic equipment repairs, in compliance with manufacturer and University guidelines.
Ensures compliance with all University, sponsor and federal rules and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience1 year of technical or other relevant experience required.
2 years of technical or other relevant experience required.

If you would like to be a part of a team committed to service excellence, innovation, and outreach, we’d love to hear from you!

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