LC-MS Specialist (CS Executive Group)

The LC-MS Specialist position is a full-time opportunity based in Nelson, New Zealand. This position is advertised by CS Executive Group.

The laboratory which the successful applicant will be joining offers a broad spectrum of services to help protect the environment and support the sustainable development of New Zealand’s primary industries. Projects are undertaken in its primary areas of expertise: aquaculture research, marine and freshwater resource management, food safety and quality, algal technologies, biosecurity, and analytical testing.

The successful applicant should have several years’ experience in LC-MS/MS using QQQ, LC-MSn using ion trap and UPLC. Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Provide LC-MS expertise to internal and external research projects
  • Undertake method development activities
  • Identify and develop new opportunities in use of existing LC-MS systems
  • Develop and maintain SOPs to facilitate conducting routine analyses by LC-MS

The ideal applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • A tertiary qualification in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent
  • At least five years’ experience with LC-MS experience
  • A thorough knowledge of UPLC systems interfaced with triple quadrupole (QQQ) and ion trap MS platforms
  • Ability to troubleshoot modern LC-MS systems and perform preventative maintenance activities

For more information and to apply, click here.