Project Staff Scientist Specializing in Clinical Mass Spectrometry Assay Development

Cleveland, Ohio
May 16, 2021
Internal Medicine
Position Type
The Biochemistry Section in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic is recruiting a Project Staff Scientist for assay development in clinical mass spectrometry. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Clinic is a world-renowned multispecialty national referral center with a mission of putting 'patients first' combined with excellence in teaching and research.

The successful candidate will be responsible for test development, validation, and implementation of clinical tests utilizing state-of-the-art liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry platforms with focus in the areas of clinical toxicology, therapeutic drug monitoring, high-resolution mass spectrometry, and targeted proteomics.

The successful applicant has a PhD in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, toxicology, clinical chemistry, or related fields. Candidates must have previous experience with liquid chromatography, high resolution mass spectrometry (e.g. TOF and orbitrap), and triple quadrupole mass spectrometers with a minimum 3 years of experience developing assays in a clinical laboratory environment or diagnostics industry. In addition, the candidate will possess excellent troubleshooting skills as well as excellent written and spoken communication skills. Candidates with experience in immunoassay platforms and previous experience in leadership are preferred.

The Biochemistry Section provides diagnostic and consultative services for the Cleveland Clinic Health System (CCHS) and is the central laboratory for CCHS hospitals in northeast Ohio. Laboratories in the Section include automated chemistry, special chemistry, and immunopathology. The section is supported by 5 medical directors and there are ample opportunities for clinical and translational research, innovation, and teaching students, residents, fellows, and allied health staff.

This dynamic position commands a competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package and a collegial work environment. A faculty appointment at a rank commensurate with experience is available at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

For more information, contact Jessica M. Coln-Franco, PhD, Section Head of Clinical Biochemistry ( , 216-445-2634)

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