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Research Specialist in Proteomics @ Georgetown University

Georgetown University School of Medicine is seeking a Research Specialist to perform proteomics services and apply cutting-edge proteomic techniques for basic and translational biomedical research. The candidate will work in a proteomics core lab, Georgetown University Medical Center. The candidate is expected to help maintain the state-of-the-art mass spectrometry instruments and play a key role in strengthening the method development for protein/peptide analysis, especially on PTM-omics (including glycoproteomics). The candidate will have plenty of opportunities to collaborate with scientists of very diverse background (including physicians) on campus, neighbor institutions (including NIH/FDA) and pharmaceutical companies in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot advanced nanoUHPLC-MS/MS platforms

2. Develop analytical methods for the qualitative and quantitative proteomics/peptidomics  


1. Master degree in Analytical Chemistry or related filed, PhD will be preferred.

2. Strong hands-on skills handling high resolution mass spectrometers from Thermo (e.g., Orbitrap Lumos) and Sciex (e.g., TripleTOF 5600/6600, Q-TRAP 6500)

3. Extensive hands-on experience in proteomic workflows (including sample prep., data acquisition, and

data analysis), especially for PTM-omics

4. Enriched experience with isotopic labeling and label-free proteomic quantification methods

5. Familiar with software and bioinformatic tools for proteomic data analysis

6. Good communication and English-writing skills

7. Highly motivated and self-driven with the flexibility to quickly adapt to different projects

8. Willing to supervise and train students and interns

To those who are interested, please send a cover letter and your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In the cover letter, please briefly describe your research experience, career plan, earliest starting date, and etc. The position is open immediately and we anticipate filling the position as soon as possible. Competitive salary and benefits can be provided to the candidate depends on experience level. Georgetown University offers an impressive benefits package (including an annual 403b retirement contribution and comprehensive individual/family healthcare plans).