Research Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN
Job Type: FullTime

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Research Associate  
Number of Vacancies
06 - School of Medicine  
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Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Wayne State University Lipidomics Core Facility is seeking qualified candidates for a Research Associate position to work on method development for Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometric analyses of lipids and other metabolites. Essential functions of the job are:
?Develop purification protocols for lipids and their metabolites from biological samples suitable for LC-MS
?Develop LC-MS methods for the analyses of lipids and metabolites using internal/external standard quantitation methods
?Qualitative and quantitative analysis of LC-MS data.
?Maintain and operate LC-MS systems
Unique Duties
MS or Ph.D. degree with emphasis in mass spectrometry of organic compounds is required.  
Preferred Qualifications
While on the job training is available for entry level position, candidates with working knowledge and experience in lipid extraction from biological samples using solid phase or liquid-liquid methods and in the LC-MS method development are preferable.  
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Research Assistants/Associates  

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