The Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR) within the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a research specialist with prior experience in the characterization of small molecules utilizing LC-MS/MS methodologies. The position requires an individual capable of scientific independence who can develop, troubleshoot and implement LC-MS/MS techniques for the measurement of compounds and drug metabolites from in vitro and in vivo studies. Applicants should have had prior exposure to the characterization of drug pharmacokinetics. The candidate will be expected to plan, conduct and interpret bioanalytical and related LC-MS/MS studies, including but not limited to experiments focused on the measurement of compound levels from various tissues. In addition to an appropriate level of scientific expertise, the preferred candidate must also be adept with data analysis, including the use of standard graphing and statistical software. The researcher must be able to interpret study results, troubleshoot technical problems, and present organized study results to the PI and lab staff. The position will require regular and detailed entries into an electronic notebook, presentation of findings to PI and lab staff and the organization and preparation of lab reagents.
Required Qualifications: B.S. with 2 or more years of experience, or M.S. Experience with LC-MS/MS