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LC-MS QToF Specialist in West Yorkshire
1 year contract
Salary circa £36,000
An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the development of Organic Chemistry Analysis through a project using Liquid Chromatography Quadrupole Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry methodology (LCQTOF).
The responsibilities of this role are multi-faceted; working with customers to identify, develop and evolve methodology, to support and direct the development of staff to deliver both results and productivity and to promote the work of the Laboratories to a wider audience.
This specific role is to work alongside the existing Organic Chemistry team and has been funded to deliver a new non target screening methodology for the analysis of organic environmental pollutants by LCQTOF. The work will involve the set up and configuration of a newly purchased instrument, extraction of a range of biota and other sample materials, with target and non-target analysis. You will use a range of databases, such as the Norman Digital Sample Freezing Platform, to produce reports on the presence of pollutants.
Experience and skills required
Educated to degree level in Chemistry or equivalent, you will be able to demonstrate significant experience of developing LCQTOF (LC-MS) methodology combined with experience in the preparation and challenges of complex matrices and will ideally have worked at a senior scientific level within a laboratory or academic institution.
Excellent knowledge of laboratory quality systems, particularly ISO17025, and results delivery to an exceptional standard, you will able to demonstrate the proven ability to apply your knowledge and experience to deliver new technological and report writing.
Critical to the role will be your ability to achieve results using LCQTOF through the decisions you make, solving problems and the development of people.