Core Research Facility Technician III

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 15, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Core Research Facility Technician III

Job Description:
  • Review protein sample QC and assist routine customer projects with in-gel and in-solution protein digestion, precipitated protein and tissue processing, protein identification, and label-free proteomics by MS using the LC-MS/MS (timsTOF flex, Orbitrap Fusion, and QE Plus) instrumentation.
  • Create SOWs before accepting and processing customer samples and ensure receive proper approval from a customer. Communicate with customers on a weekly basis to provide project status and assist with invoicing using iLAB. Generate a final data delivery document and ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Assist PM Scientific Director in consultation service with customers on best practices for sample collection, processing, and analysis. Perform independent data analysis via database searches on raw MS data and deliver data and consult with customers to explain the analytical results to the customers.
  • Process examples according to SOP on the timsTOF MS; contribute to new method development on this instrument.
  • Perform sample accessioning in accordance with ICBR and PM policies.
  • Assist in the maintenance of laboratory equipment including performing daily calibration; monitor levels of solvent and gases. Learn and execute backup duties for other equipment to help cover when other staff is out. Other duties as assigned.
Expected Salary:

$40,000 - $42,500, commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

BA/BS in related scientific field required with hands-on experience in basic laboratory and scientific methods. Optionally, 4 years of experience in science related field with at least 3 years in core specific applications. Research-based experience preferred.
Core or technology specific licensure and/or certifications where applicable. Additionally yearly certificate and compliance training if required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with protein sample preparation and fractionation
  • Understanding of liquid chromatography and troubleshooting
  • Experience in mass spectrometry and proteomics data analysis (Mascot, Scaffold, ProteinPilot, Proteome Discoverer, Compound Discoverer, Peak StudioX, MaxQuant) and acquisition (Xcalibur, timsControl, OtoControl, Hystar)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good Time management skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: No