Mass Spec Expert

Highly competitive with Benefits

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Are you an experienced LC-MS/MS Expert looking for an opportunity to development your career in a highly-respected Contract Research Organisation? Do you have proven experience with method development and validation in addition to providing troubleshooting expertise for LC-MS systems in particular Accurate Mass (Orbitrap) systems? Are you experienced in structure elucidation and identification of unknown compounds?

Key Information

  • East of England
  • 01423 813520
  • Full-time, Permanent
  • 18-08-2018
  • Highly competitive with Benefits

Job Description

Our client, a highly successful and respected research organisation, is looking to recruit an LC-MS/MS technical expert to provide expertise and support to their agrochemical testing facility.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing expertise for LC-MS/MS systems.
  • Structural elucidation of unknown molecules and metabolites.
  • Providing expertise for Accurate Mass (Orbitrap) systems.
  • Maintenance of analytical instrumentation.
  • Troubleshooting of extractions and instrumentation.
  • Supporting other departments with analytical expertise.
  • Data analysis.
  • Providing reporting data for Study Directors and associated staff.
  • Adhering to GLP regulations.
  • Planning studies from initial concept through to reporting.
  • Method development and validation.
  • Training and mentoring junior members of staff.

The ideal candidate will be educated to HNC or BSc level in Chemistry or a related discipline with proven experience using mass spectrometry to identify unknown metabolites and impurities. You will be experienced in method development and troubleshooting in addition to having the ability to develop method for the analysis of small molecules in complex matrices. LC-MS/MS and LC accurate mass experience is essential. Experience with structure elucidation and identification of unknown compounds is highly desirable.

For more information or to apply, please contact Zara Jackson on 01423 813520 or alternatively send your CV along with a cover letter, including your salary requirements to

Please note that all applicants for this role should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work within the UK. Network Scientific Recruitment, part of Network Scientific Ltd. is an Employment Business/Agency.

To be considered...

  • Educated to HNC or BSc level in Chemistry or a related discipline with proven experience using mass spectrometry to identify unknown metabolites and impurities. 
  • Experienced in method development and troubleshooting
  • Ability to develop method for the analysis of small molecules in complex matrices. 

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