Research Scientist 1 (Req# 204265)
Company: MSACL Connect
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Overcoming the challenges of implementing high value tests in
the clinical lab Company: University of Washington Medical Center,
Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology Location: Seattle
Position: Research Scientist 1 (Req# 204265) Description:The
Hoofnagle Lab has an outstanding opportunity for a Research
Scientist/Engineer 1. The person in this role will perform routine
laboratory procedures and support research and development of
analytical chemistry techniques to quantify proteins and small
molecules in complex mixtures, including urine, serum, plasma, cell
culture, blood spots, and frozen and preserved tissues. One of the
overarching goals of the Hoofnagle Lab is development of reference
method procedures for proteins in complex mixtures to serve as the
gold standard for patient care and clinical research. This
individual will work with clinical technologists and research
scientists to design and develop novel clinical laboratory tests
and perform routine testing in support of clinical research
--- Independently perform a variety of laboratory techniques (e.g.
affinity purification, tryptic digestion, solid-phase-extraction,
HPLC-MS, ELISA, etc.).
--- Perform established assays using targeted proteomics and
metabolomics technologies for the sensitive and specific
quantification of proteins and small molecules.
--- Analyze experimental data with various software and analysis
--- Contribute, analyze, and present research data using summary
graphs for publication and grant submission, present and update
research progress at lab meeting or joined group settings.
--- Optimize protocols and troubleshoot experiments that are
necessary to generate relevant data and improve data quality.
--- Perform work accurately, precisely, and recognize & corrects &
documents errors when they occur.
--- Monitor assignments and projects to ensure they are completed
within specified time frame; accommodate schedule changes to
cooperatively accomplish required daily work.
--- Maintain complete, accurate, legible records. Create SOPs,
thoroughly document any modifications.
--- Provide ongoing feedback and updates to supervisor/project
coordinator and actively solicit input on overcoming roadblocks and
impediments to success.
--- Assist with instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
--- Assist with sample tracking, inventory maintenance, data entry,
and database updating.
--- Prepare and verify reagents; monitor and order supplies.
--- Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences (including chemistry,
biophysics, biochemistry, etc.) AND previous experience working in
a laboratory setting.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally
and in writing.
The ideal candidate with have demonstrated the ability to think and
work independently. They will have strong organizational skills and
a keen attention to detail, be able to clearly express oneself both
verbally and in writing, and have the capacity to carefully analyze
the data they generate. It is also highly desirable that the
applicant be comfortable working in a team environment, be able to
manage their own workload effectively, be careful and fastidious,
and have strong computer skills with a working knowledge of general
MS Office applications. Working knowledge of mass spectrometry and
liquid chromatography would be very valuable.
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