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Research Specialist-Proteomics/Metabolomics

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location
1300 York Ave
New York, NY 10022
United States
Job Description

Position Summary

Provides high level support for the services of the Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility within Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM).  Responsibilities for this position include proteomics/metabolomics project planning, method development, sample preparation, data generation, data analysis and data interpretation. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Plays a key role in support of WCM Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility’s services and in ensuring that a high level of service is provided to internal constituents and to outside investigators.
  • Operates LC-MS instruments for the analysis of peptides and metabolites. Tracks quality assessment metrics for services. Maintains and troubleshoots HPLC, UPLC and Orbitrap mass spectrometers.
  • Performs sample preparation, data generation and data analysis. Generates project reports.
  • Performs method development and optimization to support core users with customized analytical needs.
  • Participates in writing and publishing scientific papers, and presenting research results at conferences and workshops.
  • Interacts with core users, providing consultation on sample preparation and data interpretation.


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry is highly desired.
  • Approximately 3-5 years of related work experience within a laboratory

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of proteomics and/or metabolomics technologies, LC-MS techniques and data analysis.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Standard laboratory conditions.
  • This position may handle radioactive material and/or biologic materials from human subjects as required.
  • This position may require standing or sitting for long periods of time.
  • This role may require working within Biologic Safety Level 1, 2 and/or 3 facilities.
How to Apply

To apply to this role please go to:

Please reach out to Guoan Zhang, PhD at for more information.

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