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Validation Scientist

Company:Mount Sinai Hospital
Location:New York, NY, United States
Position:Validation Scientist


The Clinical Chemistry and Immunology Service at the Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Pathology is recruiting an Assay Development and Validation Scientist in clinical mass spectrometry. The successful candidate will be responsible for assay development, validation, and implementation of clinical tests utilizing state-of-the-art liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry platforms with focus in the areas of clinical chemistry, therapeutic drug monitoring, endocrinology, and targeted proteomics.
The successful applicant has a Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, toxicology, clinical chemistry, or related fields. Candidates must have previous experience with liquid chromatography, high resolution mass spectrometry (e.g. TOF and orbitrap), and triple quadrupole mass spectrometers with a minimum 3 years of experience developing assays in a clinical laboratory environment or diagnostics industry. In addition, the candidate will possess excellent troubleshooting skills as well as excellent written and spoken communication skills. Candidates with experience in immunoassay platforms and previous experience in leadership are preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Plan, develop and implement Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS, Q-TOF and Orbitrap) assays for drugs, hormones, and other analytes.
• Assist with operation and maintenance of instruments
• Daily evaluation of instrument performance and QA/QC, with the ability to troubleshoot if results do not satisfy pass/fail criteria
• Assisting with oversight of research projects and meeting project deadlines

Interested candidates, please send correspondence by email including curriculum vitae, a statement describing experience and interest to:
Folagbayi Arowolo, PhD
Assistant Director of Clinical Chemistry and Immunology
Department of Pathology, Molecular & Cell-Based Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
1425 Madison Avenue, Icahn Building room 8-52, New York, NY 10029