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Research Scientist, Proteomics Laboratory

Company: NYU Langone Medical Center
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. NYU Grossman School of Medicine's Human Research Protections Program was the first Academic Medical Center in New York City to be awarded full accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP).For more information, go to, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.Position Summary:The NYU Proteomics Laboratory is a resource laboratory fiscally maintained by fee-for-service and collaborative grants and operated by NYU Langone Health. The Proteomics staff members develop and provide their knowledge and expertise to the research community at NYU Langone Health in a broad variety of proteomics research and applications. They work closely with investigators to define optimal experimental design, develop and maintain standards for all service procedures and troubleshooting, and provide guidance in data management and analysis.The Research Scientist will report to the Director of Proteomics and will work independently within the scientific framework of the Laboratory to serve its goals and that of the principal investigators collaborating with the laboratory. The successful candidate will coordinate and manage the operation of all the proteomics instruments available in the Proteomics Laboratory, train staff members and will be responsible for performing and establishing a variety of complex laboratory tasks and methods development to provide high quality proteomics support for the research community. The Research Scientist will be responsible for meeting with users and advising them on experimental design, sample preparation prior to mass spectrometry and providing cost estimates. A critical role will be the overseeing and implementation of QC parameters and ensure that all staff members are able to implement those and follow standard operating procedures. Job Responsibilities: Scientific and OperationalDemonstrates knowledge of the organization's core values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.Coordinates the activity and experimental design between various labs, scientific staff, and collaborators.Identifies and resolves technical problems.Meets with potential users of the laboratory to discuss feasibility of projects, advises on sample strategies, proposes experimental strategy and calculates the budget.Initiates, interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates research assignments critical to the cores mission.Formulates and conducts research on problems of considerable scope and complexity.Explores subject area and defines scope and selection of problems for investigation through conceptually related studies or series of projects of lesser scope.Makes decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on the scientific research activities of the laboratory.Develop new ideas that promote current research. Exercises a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive scientific research programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance.Conduct method and protocol development for collection and quality of research data to enable mass spectrometric analysis of proteinsEnsures timely and accurate completion of research projects and data delivery.Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all laboratory instruments, determine and establish laboratory policies, procedures and practices, including quality control and compliance.Recommends equipment purchases and implements redesign of lab space to incorporate new equipment.Provide students and technicians with technical guidance and direction in the operation of various sample preparation techniques, instruments, and equipment as well as general laboratory practices and safety protocols.Maintains a thorough knowledge of the advances in mass spectrometry and proteomics through attendance of scientific conferences.Make significant contributions to scientific papers. Is expected to be a resource/ author/ co-author for reports, manuscripts and presentations. Performs other related duties as assignedCommunications/ Relationships With OthersProvides guidance, cooperates, communicates and relates well to all levels of NYU Langone Health Staff.Listens carefully to others in order to respond appropriately, answer questions or obtains needed information.Communicates ideas, problems, suggestions, and messages in a timely and effective manner.Maintains confidentiality of all research information.Maintains excellent and professional-level communication skills in oral and written English. Judgement/ Decision MakingIs able to recognize problems as they occur; and through the application of appropriate policy/ procedure, determines and/or recommends the appropriate solution.Seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties; asks appropriate questions when in doubt and utilizes reference sources/materials to ensure accuracy.Advises appropriate personnel of situations/problems requiring intervention or follow-up attention.Minimum Qualifications: Master of Science Degree in Analytical Sciences or a related field with 2-4 years of experience.Preferred Qualifications:PhD in Chemistry with experience in an analytical mass spectrometric laboratory. Has a thorough and demonstrable knowledge of biological mass spectrometry and nanoflow HPLC systems. Has a thorough and working knowledge of analytical chemistry, with established record of publications. Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills. Outstanding communication and customer-based skills. The Research Scientist should be able to instruct and provide firm supervision to junior level lab personnel in established laboratory policies, methods, and procedures.Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization. NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Grossman School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Medical Center, New York , Research Scientist, Proteomics Laboratory, Healthcare , New York, New York

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