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Associate Director - Mass Spectrometry Facility



Kitchener, ON, Canada
We are seeking to hire an experienced professional to take on the role of Associate Director - Mass Spectrometry Facility. The facility is currently the largest privately funded proteomics mass spec facility in Canada, hosting a dozen high-end mass spectrometers for the company’s de novo protein sequencing services and related R&D activities. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with some of the most renowned proteomics and mass spectrometry experts and advance their career together with the rapid growth of the company.
The Company
Rapid Novor is a pioneer in protein de novo sequencing based on mass spectrometry, providing protein sequencing solutions to biopharma and biotech companies around the globe. The company is expanding service offerings based on its leading proprietary sequencing platform, including a clinical test for multiple myeloma. We have tremendous growth potential, and we are looking for the right person to help our dedicated team take the company to the next level.
The Role
The Associate Director will work closely with the Director of Laboratory to help manage a fleet of mass spectrometry instruments and a team of highly qualified technicians and technologists for the facility’s smooth operation. The facility provides essential support to the company’s protein sequencing services and internal R&D activities. The Associate Director is also expected to develop and optimize mass spectrometry methods, and to collaborate with our interdisciplinary team of lab scientists, bioinformaticians, and sales & marketing people for the development of new products.
·       Administer the mass spectrometers and related equipment to ensure smooth operation of the facility
·       Deal with vendors and manage in-house equipment maintenance and repair
·       Support the Director of Laboratory in the daily management of the lab.
·       Provide expertise in proteomic mass spectrometry
·       Other duties as assigned.
·       At least 5 years of experience in managing a mass spectrometry facility.
·       Master’s or higher degree (Ph.D. preferred) in proteomics mass spectrometry or related field.
·       Able to work onsite
·       May occasionally be required to work outside of the normal 9-5/M-F work schedule.
Our Values
·       Impactful and lasting innovation
·       Commitment to reliability
·       Dedication to expertise
·       Collective achievement and mutual respect
Do you possess these qualities? If so, we want to hear from you!
We thank everyone for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
DEI Statements
Rapid Novor Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/ expression, transgender, family/marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, provincial, or local law.
We acknowledge and are mindful that our Kitchener, Ontario operations are located on the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee of the Six Nations of the Grand River, and are within the territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. We acknowledge the enduring presence, knowledge and philosophies of Indigenous Peoples living here today, and the continuing accomplishments and contributions Indigenous Peoples make in shaping the Waterloo Region.
Rapid Novor strives to create an accessible and inclusive application and selection process and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants who may need it. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.