Senior Analytical Chemist

Metabolite Medicine Division, BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Metabolomics, LC-MS/MS

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and skilled senior analytical chemist at the Metabolite Profiling Unit, Metabolite Medicine Division, BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery (BCDD), Tel Aviv University, Israel.
The Metabolite Profiling Unit is responsible for developing, validating, and implementing UHPLC-MS/MS based analytical assays for both targeted and untargeted metabolite profiling. We focus on own research as well as interdisciplinary collaborations with both academic and industry research groups. In collaborations at the Metabolite Profiling Unit, we actively take part in the analytical method development, optimization, sample preparation, data analysis, and summarizing results both in writing and oral presentations.
We are looking for a candidate with the ability to offer scientifically based solutions and capability of critical thinking when involved in trouble shooting and problem solving. An engaged analytical chemist that actively can take part in the research activities at the Metabolite Profiling Unit, inspire and motivate colleagues, and possesses good communication skills in both oral and written English.
The senior analytical chemist joining our team will be playing an important role in the operation and maintenance of UHPLC-MS/MS instrumentation. Most important is the ability and willingness to learn, acquire new skills, and take active part in establishing analytical assays to produce high quality data.
We offer an open-minded work environment in newly established laboratories equipped with state of the art instrumentations (e.g. MALDI-TOF/TOF rapifleX® MALDI Tissuetyper®, Orbitrap ID-X tribrid mass spectrometer, Q Exactive™ Focus hybrid quadrupole-Orbitrap MS, and soon a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer ).

Personal traits:
o Work independent.
o Critical thinking.
o Motivation and ability to solve complex problems.
o A systematic approach to tasks.
o Team working.
o Responsible.
o Communicate effectively both with peers and superiors.
o Strong presentation capabilities.
o Fluent English (spoken and written).

Scientific experience:
o PhD in chemistry or related scientific field.
o Method development and validation.
o Hands on experience with UHPLC-MS/MS an advantage.
o Practical approach and common sense suggestions for trouble shooting and problem solving.
o Experience with automated sample preparation is an advantage, however not a requirement.
o Analyzing and interpreting data.
o Analytical mindset.
o Reporting and presenting results.

For additional information and to submit your CV, please contact:
Head of Metabolite Medicine Division, Rune Birkler:
Phone: +972 54-536-7630

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