Mass Spectrometrist

New Haven, Connecticut
Commensurate with experience.
Feb 07, 2018
Mar 09, 2018
Job Type
Full time

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose:  The Yale Chemical and Biophysical Instrumentation Center (CBIC) is a broad collection of scientific instruments for chemistry and biochemistry research, including NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, and mass spectrometry, all overseen by a professional staff.  CBIC staff members maintain and operate these instruments as well as provide training and support to allow researchers to operate these instruments themselves as appropriate. This position will report to the director of the CBIC and will provide user training and expert advice, service operation and custom analyses, as well as maintenance and oversight of CBIC mass spectrometers. The mass spectrometrist will also assist with new instrument acquisitions and upgrades, along with providing oversight and support for other instrumentation as needed.

Please submit applications by March 1, 2018 for consideration.

Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of related experience in a research development facility or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Demonstrated broad knowledge and hands-on training in the theory and practice of mass spectrometry, including practical experience operating, maintaining and/or repairing mass spectrometers
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively train users and staff on proper procedures and methods for using mass spectrometers as well as processing and interpreting mass spectrometry data.
  • Demonstrated skill and understanding of state-of-art mass spectrometry including the ability to provide technical support for collaborative design and execution of modern mass spectrometry methods.
  • Proven ability and knowledge with other instrumentation such as solution biophysics and/or optical spectroscopy, including operating and maintaining these instruments and associated computers and software.
  • Ability to repair, maintain and modify scientific instruments. Computer skills for instrument operation and data analysis.
  • Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: PhD in Chemistry or related field. Good interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate working with faculty and students to assist them in operating instruments and interpreting data.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

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