Senior Research Associate (Department of Medicine)

Job no: 494233
Position type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Health Science Campus College
Division/Equivalent: College of Medicine
School/Unit: Medicine - 107570
Department/Office: Clinical Science 4
Categories: Research

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Title: Senior Research Associate (Department of Medicine)

Department Org: 107570 - Medicine

Employee Classification: J1 - Salaried Full Time HSC

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Health Science Campus College

Shift:  1

Start Time:  8:00 a.m   End Time:  4:30 p.m.

Posted Salary: $57,246 - $71,527

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Principal Investigator, the Senior Research Associate serves as an independent researcher using state-of-the-art proteomics capabilities to investigate the pathogenesis of disease within a multi-scholar research environment. Provides leadership and responsibility for key outcomes related to method development for Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometric analyses of proteins, lipids and other metabolites as well as MALDI imaging of proteins, lipids, and other metabolites. This position is responsible for designing and performing experiments independently, identifying research pitfalls, supervising junior researchers and trainees, managing the laboratory, preparing drafts of manuscripts for publication, actively participate in the preparation of grant applications to help fund the research as well as maintain laboratory protocols including IRB, IACUC, and Biosafety. This will require independent judgment and decision making on a regular basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

MS or Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry (or equivalent) required, with emphasis in mass spectrometry of organic compounds with 3-4 years of laboratory experience preferred.
While on the job training is available for entry level position, candidates with working knowledge and experience in extraction methods from biological samples using solid phase or liquid-liquid methods and in LC-MS and HPLC methods as well as MALDI-imaging method development are preferable.

Communication and other skills:
Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with other laboratory workers.
Must be motivated and capable of working independently as well as collaboratively.

Preferred Qualifications:



Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

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