Mass Spectrometrist

Mass Spectrometrist
Baylor University

Position Overview
Baylor University is seeking an established scientist to support leading academic research in our open-access Mass Spectrometry Center. The successful candidate will work alongside researchers to provide training, consultation, and method development for instruments and techniques used in our facility. In addition to assisting with daily operations, this position will focus on proteomic analyses using nano- and analytical-flow LC systems coupled with time-of-flight and Orbitrap mass spectrometers. Responsibilities also include routine instrument maintenance, analysis of submitted samples, and development/upkeep of standard operating procedures. There will be opportunities for select collaborations and annual travel to nationally recognized conferences.

Other desired experience and qualifications include:


  • Multiple mass spectrometry techniques including nanospray, ESI, APCI, ion-mobility, MSn, MS/MS
  • Proteomic sample preparations / analyses including intact proteins, peptides, and tryptic digests
  • Liquid chromatography techniques and equipment (such as UPLC and nanoflow systems), and H/D exchange

A Master's degree and two years of relevant work experience are required. A Master's degree and five years of relevant work experience or a PhD in the field of bioanalytical mass spectrometry are preferred.

The Baylor University Mass Spectrometry Center
The Baylor University Mass Spectrometry Center (BU-MSC) is dedicated to providing a state-of-the-art analytical mass spectrometry facility to serve our research and teaching communities. The BU-MSC operates with the idea that an open-access, user-driven environment is the best conduit towards the development of leading-edge, interdisciplinary research. As part of the Baylor family, BU-MSC staff receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental, generous time off, automatic retirement contributions, tuition remission for staff and qualified dependents, and a variety of other employee privileges (For more details, please visit

To Apply
View the full position description: Mass Spectrometrist Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume.

About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


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