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Proteomics Core Facility Contractor

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, Maryland

Position Description:

The Proteomics Core Facility at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) provides high sensitivity proteomics services using state-of-the-art mass spectrometry instruments and methods. The facility is seeking a talented, dedicated and enthusiastic contractor. The selected applicant would be involved in the following duties: Sample preparation including in-gel, in-solution, on-beads digestion and 2D separation; Mass spectrometry data acquisition using a Thermo Fusion Lumos instrument and an Agilent 6230 LC-TOF instrument (including routine maintenance), and data analysis; Assisting facility users in experimental design, perform data interpretation, and preparing tables, figures, and experimental details for publication. The position is available immediately, and salary is dependent on experience.  This will be KELLY contracting position.


Applicants must have a minimum of M.S. in chemistry or biochemistry. Experience with LC-MS/MS bottom-up proteomics, data dependent acquisition (DDA), data analysis using Mascot or MaxQuant software is a must. Experience with data independent acquisition (DIA), selected reaction monitoring (SRM), parallel reaction monitoring (PRM), Proteome Discoverer software, MALDI-Imaging or top-down workflows is a strong plus. Candidates should have excellent communication, record keeping and organizational skills, ability to work in a team environment with co-workers and users from diverse laboratories.

To Apply:

Application review will be ongoing until the position is filled. For consideration, interested candidates must e-mail their CV and a statement of research interests to Dr. Yan Li ( with “PCF Contractor Applicant” in the email subject header. Reference letters will be requested upon follow-up.


This post will be available until September 25, 2020 or until filled.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  NIH and DHHS are equal opportunity employers.

NIH provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.