Accelerating the Implementation of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab


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Sr.Scientist - Quantitation of Proteins from Serum/Urine

Company:IDEXX Laboratories Inc.
Location:Westbrook, ME
Position: Sr.Scientist - Quantitation of Proteins from Serum/Urine


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Sr. Scientist - LC-MS
Westbrook, ME

Job Description

Outstanding opportunity to join the Research and Development team of a growing public company, with a market cap of $ 6 to 7 billion, and stock that has outperformed the market by more than 7x in the past 10 years.

Do you have a passion for making the world a better place by improving the lives of animals and those that care for them? Would you like to see your research actually go from concept into the market? Do you want to work with a group of super passionate, highly innovative scientists?

This position is a fantastic opportunity to make an immense impact and see the success of your work in a meaningful and practical way. We are looking for someone to join a team of creative and energetic scientists looking to be at the forefront of innovating the next generation of metabolomics/proteomics for our diagnostic pipeline. You will join our interdisciplinary research team that focuses on advancing our diagnostic portfolio through developing and validating protein assays using LCMS technologies. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, inquisitive, and excel in a highly collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment.


•Develop novel assays & iterate designs for feasibility

•Optimize assay parameters, document and report on results

•Plan and execute laboratory research independently, with high willingness to take on a variety of tasks

•Exercise judgment in developing and determining methods, techniques, and data interpretation

•Achieve project goals in a timely manner and with a high degree of quality

•Work cross-functionally on multi-disciplinary projects

•Effectively communicate progress throughout the organization

Job Qualifications

•Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with relevant industry experience, PhD preferred.

•Extensive experience in the quantitative analysis of compounds (proteins and small molecules) from biological matrices (serum/plasma/urine) is a must

•Expertise in developing and validating quantitative LC-MS/MS, LC-MRM techniques

•Demonstrated experience in biological sample preparation workflow

•Must have hands on experience with ABSciex triple quadrupole, Thermo LTQ- Orbitrap , other triple quads and TOF instruments

•Experience with state-of-the-art knowledge of biological sample preparation workflows, LC, MS is a must

•Experience with data analysis from vendor and open source software

•Experience with nano-LC is desirable

•Capable of trouble shooting issues in routine maintenance of MS instruments


•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

•Well-versed in safe laboratory practices.

•Strong initiative, positive attitude, and ability to function effectively in a highly collaborative team environment.


•May be exposed to hazardous materials

IDEXX is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance the ability of veterinarians to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency and to build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for the production animal industry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs 6,000 people and offers products to customers in over 175 countries.

IDEXX attracts, rewards and inspires exceptionally talented and motivated people who are eager to participate in two of the most important technological revolutions of our time—biotechnology and information technology.

We offer outstanding opportunities for personal growth and success, and support excellence, world-class standards, and continuous improvement.

If you are looking for a challenging work environment that unleashes creativity and energy, is refreshingly honest and comfortably casual, and offers opportunities for unmatched personal growth, we want to hear from you!

ABOUT THE AREA: Portland, Maine recently ranked number 6 on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Cities for Young Professionals, was ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the best places to raise kids, was listed by as one of America’s Best Hipster Neighborhoods, was named the Foodiest city in the US by Bonappetit magazine, was ranked by as having one of the healthiest and most affordable housing markets, made the top 10 list of healthiest cities for women by Women’s Health Magazine, and has recently been nominated for “Best Town Ever” by Outside Magazine; the magazine chooses its top 10 places to live based on a balance of great culture, breathtaking scenery, reasonable home prices, low-stress living, and, of course, easy access to the outdoors.

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