Mass Spectrometry Lab Manager - Cell Biology and Physiology - 49749 | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.   Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology.  This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: Manages projects that involve complex workflow and the processing of high-throughput data requiring a diverse set of skills and broad experience in the scientific and management disciplines. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees and plans optimal utilization of resources for mass spectrometric analyses of biomolecules using current technologies. Coordinates sample preparation and method development for LC-MS analysis of analytes from biological samples. Deploys and oversees quality/control protocols for spectral interpretation for structural elucidation of endogenous and synthetic biological compounds using manual and software-based tools. Supervises the development and implementation of standard operating procedures for complex analytical workflows for proteins and metabolites. Maintains a laboratory information management system for sample registration and tracking. Trains personnel in new methods, instrumentation, and standard operating procedures. Provides laboratory director with proficiency evaluations of staff performance in new methods and instrumentation. Researches and recommends new methods and procedures to maintain current capabilities, quality and standards.  Evaluates new equipment and technology for mass spectrometry. Provides formal project management for evaluation of new technologies, development of new methods and delivery of data to collaborators and users. May participate in the hiring of personnel. Required Qualifications: Master's degree in analytical chemistry or a related area with eight years of experience (including six years of practical experience in the use of mass spectrometry) or an equivalent combination of education and experience equaling fourteen years.  Previous supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry/biology or an associated field. Record of interdisciplinary collaboration and participation in team science. Experience in project management and technical supervision of mass spectrometrists. Experience in training technicians in mass spectrometric methods. Salary Range: Base pay commensurate with experience. Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits: This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:    https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7 . Internal Applicant Instruction: Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.  If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.  To attach these documents, go to:  My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.