Spectrometry Specialist

job - full time, paid

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
Closed
Posted 35 Days ago
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH
job - full time, paid
Posted 35 Days ago
Closed

Description

Mass Spectrometry Specialist Bowling Green State University, United States Updated: about 4 hours ago Location: Bowling Green, OHIO Job Type: FullTime Deadline: 26 Jul 2019 Position Title: Mass Spectrometry Specialist Category: Other Administrative Positions Campus: BGSU Main Campus Opened Date: 07/12/2019 Closing Date : 07/26/2019 Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time Pay Grade: 354 Position Summary: Operate and maintain Department of Chemistrys Mass Spectrometry Facility that currently includes two GC-MS systems, one LC-MS system, one MALDI-TOF mass spectrometer and one Elemental Analyzer. Provide technical support for the instrumentation in both the Organic Chemistry and Integrated Analytical and Physical instructional laboratories. Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities: * Carry out mass spectrometric analyses on samples submitted by the departments research groups. Assist researchers with interpretation of mass spectra. * Establish and oversee a training protocol for students on the proper use of the various mass spectrometers. Manage a process to certify students on each instrument. Schedule training sessions at appropriate times in the semester. * Maintain documentation of analytical routines/procedures and track instrument usage and performance. * Provide technical assistance and oversight for instrumentation in the instructional Organic Chemistry Lab and the Integrated Analytical and Physical Lab. Assist with training students on proper instrument use. * Carry out routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs on all instruments including the mass spectrometers, the gas and liquid chromatographs, and the vacuum systems. * Troubleshoot hardware and software problems. Serve as point of contact for consultation with instrument vendor technical staff for assistance with major repairs and for acquiring and evaluating technical specifications to be used in external proposal submissions seeking funding for new instrumentation. Minimum Qualifications & Salary: Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or a closely related field (such as Biochemistry) required, Masters degree preferred. Successful candidate must have Bachelors degree conferred at the time of application. The following experience is required: * 2 years experience using GC-Mass Spectrometer and LC-Mass Spectrometer, carrying out routine instrument maintenance, and troubleshooting problems Salary Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 354. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available. Additional Information: Knowledge, Skills or Abilities An understanding of chemical separation techniques and theory of operation of different mass spectrometers is necessary, as is familiarity with electronic circuits and vacuum techniques. Degree Type: Bachelors Job Type: . Salary Type: Salary Opportunity type: Full Time Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume

Skills

troubleshooting, technical support, hardware, training, sales, routing, documentation, education, research, software, gas, maintenance, microsoft word, project management, team leadership

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