Sr. Research Scientist, LCMS-Proteomics Job

Novo Nordisk
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

Requisition ID 28046BR
Title Sr. Research Scientist, LCMS/Proteomics
Job Category Research & Development
Job Description PURPOSE:
Provides scientific leadership through technical support to the target discovery program and supervises as well as leads their research team/group. An established scientific professional in one of the specific focus areas, such as advanced proteomics and protein analysis using mass spectrometry (MS), quantitative analysis of proteins and peptides in complex biological samples by LCMS, or immunoassays technologies.

Reports to the head of the Research Technologies Department. Internal relationships include supervising research employees, leading project teams, working with project managers, as well as colleagues in Diabetes & Obesity Research in, Novo Nordisk Inc., Novo Nordisk A/S, and Novo Nordisk Beijing. External relationships include relevant parts of the obesity research community, including key opinion leaders. May serve as the company spokesperson for advanced programs or initiatives. Builds strong collaborations between internal and external stakeholders.

• As an established scientific expert with global recognition in their scientific area, will use this background to draft scientific reports and prepare presentation slides
• Ensure scientific representation at external scientific meetings and conferences
• Demonstrates the ability to lead research projects and programs through high functioning and delivery oriented teams
• Accurately interprets experimental data and formulates conclusions and communicates data externally
• Maintains scientific awareness and expertise through literature and attendance at relevant conferences
• Influences site and global business strategy through technical awareness, scientific strategic leadership, and by ensuring state-of-the-art competency within expertise area
• Implements what broadly needs to be accomplished or built in order to meet the implicit and explicit needs of internal and external stakeholders

• A Ph.D. with a minimum of 6 years post-doctoral experience or equivalent
• Extensive knowledge of subject area; e.g. advanced proteomics and protein analysis using MS, quantitative and qualitative LCMS techniques
• Extensive experience working with and analyzing complex biological samples derived from various animal models and cell-based assays
• Extensive experience in sample preparation prior to (bio)analysis, including protein and peptide isolation, enrichment, and fractionation from tissues or cells
• Data acquisition and processing as well as quantitative data-dependent and data-independent, statistics, and interpretation for proteomics, peptidomics and intact protein analysis
• Maintaining, troubleshooting, and optimizing cutting-edge bioanalytical (LC) MS methods and instrumentations, including hands-on experience with hybrid Orbitrap instruments (QExactive, LTQ OrbitrapXL), QQQ and Q-TOF instruments and software
• Experiences with immunoassays platforms techniques is an advantage
• Experience managing and training technicians
• Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
• Ability to influence, communicate and collaborate across a global organization
• Demonstrates expertise in scientific field and ability to apply skills to contribute to organization strategy
• Demonstrates strong understanding of complex scientific procedures with technical proficiency
• Excellent written and oral communication skills required

• Approximately 10% overnight travel

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Additionally, this job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Position Location US - Seattle, WA
City Seattle
State/Provinces US - WA
Degree Required Doctorate Degree Required
Percent Travel 0 - 10%

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