Accelerating the Implementation of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab


Job Posting

Research Scientist

Company:Aegis Sciences Corporation
Location:Nashville, TN
Position:Research Scientist


The Research Scientist is responsible for developing new methods and improving existing processes for the Aegis Laboratories.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Develop improved analytical methods for a variety of instrumentation including the following:
◦Triple TOF
◦Other new technologies as required
• Continued development of:
◦Small molecule method development
◦Analytical Methods with Clinical Applications
• Discuss research results with technical staff
• Act as a “consultant” on method problems
• Assist in obtaining various laboratory certifications
• Perform quality control review and troubleshooting as necessary
• Assist with documentation of cost/test of new methods developed and determine overall methods/department costs with Purchasing Agent/Controller/Operations Improvement Manager
• Aid in the training of staff on instrumentation use, methods application and analytical chemistry fundamentals
• Help in the development of maintenance programs for instruments and train staff on updated methods
• Assist laboratory leadership in new method development and troubleshooting of production methods as needed

Successful Candidates Must Possess:

• A Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical, Analytical Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or Toxicology Sciences required
• A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in analytical method development utilizing GC/MS, LC/MS/MS instrumentation required
• Experience in forensic analysis desired