Children's Hospital Boston Research Technician - Mass Spectrometry in Boston, Massachusetts
59153BRTitle:Research Technician - Mass SpectrometryDepartment:AnesthesiaAutoReqId:59153BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
The Research Technician- Mass Spectrometry shall be responsible for:
Performing a variety of routine and specialized laboratory analyses and specimen preparations for the purpose of research. Assisting in the use of specialized laboratory equipment, particularly LC/MS, and analysis of data generated by this equipment.
Lab Duties: According to established protocols, good laboratory practices (GLPs) and assigned schedules, performing a variety of routine laboratory analyses and procedures, utilizing standard laboratory equipment. Receiving and handling biological samples. Disposing of specimens, media and other materials using appropriate procedures. Maintaining equipment, lab area and supplies in a neat professional manner, and coordinate instrument repair and maintenance.
Method Development: Conducting literature searches and reviews, compiling information for journals and suggesting uses for new techniques to the supervisor. Implementing new procedures and protocols and troubleshoots procedures if results are unexpected or for validation purposes
Documentation and Record-keeping: Recording and cross-checking results for completeness and accuracy. Updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as experiment progress.
Communication/Teamwork: Exchanging information on factual matters. Providing positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations. Contributing to the teamwork within and between departments and organizations.
Maintaining and updating technical knowledge.
In order to qualify you must have.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or a closely related field, and some lab experience.
1 year of relevant experience
Experience operating HPLC or LCMS instruments(Waters’ preferred).
Experience with preparing biological samples for LCMS including but not
limited to protein precipitation, liquid-liquid extraction, solid phase extraction techniques. Experience with HPLC or LCMS(preferred) method development.
Qualified candidates must be able to work independently and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular