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Biotechnology Associate 2 - Yale University School of Medicine

The MS & Proteomics Resource at Yale has an opening for a M&P level mass spectrometrist with hands on expertise in mass spectrometry and proteomics. The successful candidate will work in a resource laboratory along-side other Biotechnology Associates dedicated to helping a multitude of investigators use MS analyses to advance their proteomics research. The Resource’s mission is to provide investigators of all disciplines (chemical, biological, clinical, etc.) with access to the most advanced mass spectrometry based biotechnologies through efficient and cost-effective proteomics and small molecule services. These technologies are developed and implemented with a broad spectrum of mass spectrometry based techniques for protein/peptide/small molecule chemistries to separate, characterize, profile, and quantify analytes from complex biological samples. The Resource is superbly equipped for this purpose with 5 state-of-the-art MS systems that are utilized for a wide range of biotechnologies.

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Job Posting Contact: TuKiet Lam, 
[email protected]
Job Posting End Date: 6/1/2021


Research Assistant, Cryo-EM Facility - Vanderbilt University 

The Center for Structural Biology Cryo-EM Facility at Vanderbilt University seeks a full-time Research Assistant to join the team. The Research Assistant in the Center for Structural Biology (CSB) Cryo-Electron Microscopy Facility is a key individual contributor responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient instrumentation operation, setting standard operating procedures, and training and assisting users responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient operation of instrumentation, developing standard operating procedures, and training and assisting users. This environment provides the opportunity for a motivated individual to participate in and contribute significantly to stimulating professional research and teaching environment at the cutting edge of structural biology. This position requires coordination with other Staff Scientists in the Facility, including the Co-Directors, to ensure optimal operational efficiency. The Research Assistant reports directly to the Co-Directors of the CSB Cryo-EM Facility. The Cryo-EM Facility aims to advance biomedical science knowledge through high-resolution imaging and image analysis of biomolecular assemblies. The Facility's mandate is to enable state-of-the-art molecular electron microscopy experiments for all Vanderbilt investigators with biomedical research needs. The Facility houses 4 electron microscopes, including a Titan Krios G4 with Falcon3 and BioQuantum K3 direct electron detectors. This diverse environment is highly collaborative, working with structural biologists, cell biologists, engineers, and other University facilities with expanded electron microscopy equipment, including a Thermo Scientific Helios Nanolab G3 CX FIB-SEM with a Quorum PP3010 cryo system. There are opportunities for further specialization as the Facility expands from our current work with cryo-EM and in situ cryo-ET to include new technologies and instruments such as correlative light and electron microscopy and MicroED applications. The position will be tailored to the Facility's needs and the successful applicant's previous experience and interests.Applicants of all backgrounds who have a strong interest in becoming a cryo-EM expert will be considered.

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Job Posting Contact: Melissa Chambers, [email protected]


Laboratory Technician II - Light Microscopy - UMass Amherst, Institute for Applied Life Sciences

Assist in day to day operations of the Nikon Center of Excellence Light Microscopy Facility (LMF) at UMass Amherst ( by helping researchers with basic aspects of light microscopy data acquisition and imaging analysis.

Job Posting Contact: James Chambers, [email protected]

Bioinformatics Specialist - University of Illinois at Chicago

Bioinformatics SpecialistThe Research Informatics Core (RIC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) has an open position for a full-time Bioinformatics Specialist with a background in biological sciences or informatics. The Bioinformatics Specialist performs computational biology specializing in high-throughput next-generation sequencing and micro-array analysis as part of a bioinformatics core facility. This position will interact with UIC medical and biological researchers to analyze data coming from various platforms. Also, this position will interact with a multidisciplinary team consisting of geneticists, genomic & molecular biologists, and biomolecular specialists to render final analysis of data coming from various platforms and identify mutations and other genomic features in a background of normal (wild-type) genes. We are seeking an experienced candidate who has a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a biological sciences or related field required as well as 2 years specific experience in DNA sequence/microarray informatics. A Master's degree in biological sciences, informatics or a related field is preferred. Proficiency in Python, Perl, R, Bash, or other programming or scripting language is required.

Job Posting Contact: Ron Puskarits, [email protected]
Job Posting End Date: 3/24/2021

NMR Facility Technical Director - University of California, Davis

The Core NMR Facility at the University of California, Davis invites applications for an NMR Facility Technical Director. The University job title will be 100% Academic Coordinator. The primary responsibility will be to oversee, maintain and troubleshoot the operation of 9 NMR spectrometers in the core NMR Facility, as well as to train and collaborate with researchers and provide assistance with experimental design, execution and interpretation of magnetic resonance data. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field in magnetic resonance is preferred. The appointee should possess expertise in magnetic resonance hardware, knowledge of cryo systems (helium liquefier and Bruker cryo-probe maintenance), electronics, and have the ability to maintain and repair NMR instrumentation. In addition, the appointee should have experience with both high-resolution NMR spectroscopy for liquids and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as applications of NMR and MRI to chemistry, biology, and biomedical engineering, including knowledge of Bruker Topspin and ParaVision software, Varian VnmrJ software, and Bruker pulse programming.

The start date for this position is July 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled but to assure full consideration, submit by April 15, 2021 a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, Statement of Contribution to Diversity (encouraged), 3-5 letters of recommendation. For information about the Core NMR Facility, visit deadline for consideration is April 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted here:

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Job Posting Contact: Diana Lazo, [email protected]
Job Posting End Date: 4/16/2021


NGS Scientist - UCLA Health

OverviewYou can find the cures you know are out there. At UCLA Health, you make it happen as part of a groundbreaking Research team, working to understand hundreds of medical disorders and improving processes for dozens of procedures across the globe.ResponsibilitiesThe Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a NGS Scientist to join their Technology Center for Genomics & Bioinformatics. In this key role, you will primarily work on 10x Genomics single cell sequencing, illumina NGS sequence and spatial gene expression.
  • Must be adept at a wide range of molecular biology skills, including DNA and RNA extraction, reverse transcription, in vitro transcription, PCR, QRT-PCR
  • Must have excellent attention to detail with ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Experience with NGS sequencing is highly preferred
  • PhD in molecular biology, genetics, or biotechnology is preferred
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Job Posting Contact: Karen Zeng
Job Posting End Date: 3/21/2021

Senior Research Scientist – Proteomics/Metabolomics| The Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) - ARMI BioFab USA

The Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) is an industry-led public-private partnership that was created to address the technical and workforce development challenges associated with the scalable, consistent, cost-effective manufacture of tissue engineered medical products (TEMPs). As part of its technical effort, ARMI is developing the Tissue Foundry, a scalable, modular, automated, and closed manufacturing platform with which it will support the development of scalable TEMP manufacturing processes according to Quality by Design (QbD) principles. A key component of QbD-based process development for TEMPs will be the Deep Tissue Characterization Center (DTCC) capable of deep cell and tissue characterization of in-process and final product samples via analytical techniques. Position DescriptionARMI is in need of a Research Scientist to carry out projects applying mass spectrometry-based analytical platforms to the deep characterization of a variety of cell types and TEMPs for the identification of Critical Quality Attributes (CQAs). CQAs will ensure appropriate product quality is maintained when transitioning existing manual tissue engineering processes to scalable, modular, automated, and closed manufacturing processes. The Research Scientist projects may include development of novel proteomic and metabolomic technologies or application of existing technology to address current challenges and may entail mass spectrometric analysis of cell lines, tissue samples, and conditioned culture media. The ideal candidate should be familiar with the entire metabolomics and/or proteomics pipeline (including sample preparation, LC and MS operation, data analysis) and must be able to conduct independent and creative research. The Research Scientist will work cross-functionally both internally and externally with Data Analysts. The position reports to the Director of the DTCC.
Job Posting Contact: Maciej Kukula, [email protected]
Job Posting End Date: 4/30/2021

Lab Director/Manager - FOXO Technologies

FOXO Technologies runs an in silico lab that processes DNA methylation microarrays using state-of-the-art bioinformatics to deliver high quality and cost-effective epigenetic data. We contract outside high throughput labs for sample receipt and wet lab processing. This position is responsible for the project management of projects from various customers (internal and external to the company). In addition, the Lab Director/Manager is responsible for ensuring the quality and timely turnaround of data to customers. Qualified candidates will have extensive experience with the Illumina Infinium DNA methylation BeadArray protocols and bioinformatic processing (e.g., Genome Studio as well as open-source packages) is required. This is a fully remote position, eventually, with occasional travel to sites, as needed. Resume/CV should be emailed to [email protected]

Job Posting Contact: Mary Messina, [email protected]
Job Posting End Date: 4/30/2021

Staff Scientist - Boston Children's Hospital

We are seeking a Staff Scientist who will help with daily operations at the IDDRC Cellular Imaging core, an active and growing shared-use microscopy facility in the F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Research Center at Boston Children’s Hospital. This core serves the imaging needs of more than 70 laboratories in Boston Children’s Hospital and the Longwood medical area. This is a full-time position.This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with an interest in a career in biological sciences and/or core sciences who enjoy working collaboratively with other scientists and in teams. Candidates should be highly motivated, organized and have strong analytic skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong work ethic. Experience with optics or microscopy is required. They should have a Masters or an engineering degree with 7 or more years of relevant experience, or a PhD with 4 or more years of relevant experience. A strong academic background in math, physics, optics, science, engineering, neurobiology or biology is preferred. Immediate job start.

Metabolite Profiling Core Facility Manager/Director - Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Oversee the operation of a state-of-the-art facility consisting of targeted and untargeted metabolomics and lipidomics platforms using high-resolution, accurate-mass, liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC/MS). His/her major responsibility will be to collaborate with researchers at Whitehead, MIT, and external institutions in developing and applying LC/MS-based metabolomic/lipidomic experiments to advance their research projects. Candidates can submit a resume to [email protected]
Job Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

SRA 3 (Microinjectionist CRISPR) - UC Davis

Perform pronuclear, CRISPR, 8-cell and blastocyst microinjections or electroporation, harvest/prepare embryos for microinjection and/or electroporation, inject embryos and surgically transfer injected embryos into recipient mice and rats. Includes preparation of microinjection and transfer needles. Communicate and coordinate with investigators and their staff, and other members of the Mouse Biology Program, schedule microinjections, purify DNA and RNA construct for pronuclear injection, collect embryos and tissue, order mice and supplies. Perform surgical transplantation of embryos for rederivation and resuscitation. Perform record keeping and data entry. Training and instruction of all aforementioned tasks. Prepare documents to track costs and rate information for the financial performance of the MTGL laboratory. In addition, this position will attend meetings, provide reports both written and verbal, and is expected to participate in developing new methodology.
Job Posting End Date: 12/31/2020

Microscopy Core Managing Director - University of Michigan

This role will lead the core in providing technology and expertise to researchers in basic and translational science, giving them the ability to visualize structures within cells, tissues, and organs at a higher resolution than ever before. For an overview of the Microscopy Core, please visit:

Senior Scientist - NIAID

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a major research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is recruiting a senior scientist in the Research Technologies Branch (RTB) for the Division of Intramural Research (DIR).

We are seeking an outstanding individual with exceptional managerial skills and a forward-thinking mindset to serve as DIR Associate Director for Research Technologies and Chief of the RTB. The selected candidate will oversee a staff of over 60 scientists—most with advanced degrees—and several large, complex programs located on NIAID’s campuses in Bethesda and Rockville (Maryland) and in Hamilton (Montana). These research groups are focused on developing project-specific applications using state-of-the-art technologies, providing technology consultation, evaluating new technology and applications, and supporting DIR investigators’ bioinformatics needs. The incumbent will benefit from unique opportunities to collaborate with other members of DIR who perform research on immunology, allergy, and infectious diseases.  All application materials should be submitted to [email protected].   Completed applications will be accepted December 31, 2020 through January 9, 2021. For additional information specifically about the position, please contact Dr. Sarah Cavanaugh, DIR Program Support Staff, at [email protected].

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Director of Research Service Facility, Genome Research Core - RRC - University of Chicago

This position provides scientific leadership, management and day-to-day operations oversight of the Genome Research Core (GRC) in the Research Resource Center (RRC), which provides a centralized resource for high throughput technologies including instrumentation and expertise for gene targeting and editing approaches to cell lines and animal models, and for DNA, RNA and chromatin analyses including from bulk samples or single cells. Approaches include using sequencing, genotyping, real-time PCR, next-generation sequencing library generation, next-generation sequencing, nucleic acid extraction and QC for RNA/DNA/proteins, and miRNA/hnRNA gene expression analyses. The position advises the VCR and RRC Operations Director for the GRC, and provides technical expertise to facility users in research consultation, service and training. 

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Core Facilities Manager - Virginia Tech

The Core Facilities Manager will manage the day-to-day operations of the Core Services areas within Fralin Life Sciences Institute (FLSI), including personnel management, staffing, training, client services, the laboratory information management system, project management and billing. The manager will be responsible for oversight of vendor and customer relations and developing and presenting information to faculty members to remain current on compliance for laboratory protocols.

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Rutgers University - Director of Research Core Facilities, Finance & Administration

This position fulfills the ORED mission and goals by working in close partnership with ORED leadership and departmental research core directors, the core facility advisory committee and staff to develop and implement the University research cores’ strategy. Among the key duties of this position are the following:• Monitors external and internal factors influencing the research cores’ shared mission and goals.• Plans for resources required for the research cores to achieve their goals, and support research core directors in conceptualizing, prioritizing, and planning new services in support of scientific advancement.• Supports, and when necessary drives, the research cores’ processes for strategic planning with key faculty and staff.• Works collaboratively to support university-wide Core Facility strategic initiatives and executes duties within the regulatory, policy and compliance guidelines as set forth by the university.• Works closely with University Finance on issues related to validation of recharge center models for core facilities as well as other core facility compliance issues.
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Yale University - Research Support Specialist 4

This position oversees and manages magnetic resonance instrumentation in the Chemical and Biophysical Instrumentation Center (CBIC), under the supervision of the CBIC director.

Responsibilities include 12 nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometers with operating frequencies ranging from 400 MHz to 800 MHz, include Varian/Agilent and Bruker models, and are used for small-molecule, macromolecular and solid-state sample analysis. Activities include training instrument users, creating documentation, performing calibrations, diagnosing and solving instrument problems, as well as scheduling and assisting CBIC staff with instrument maintenance tasks including cryogen fills.

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Research Specialist III - Molecular Genomics Core Facility - Moffitt Cancer Center

The Molecular Genomics Core Facility at the Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a highly motivated team-oriented Research Specialist III to assist with the development and improvement of current and future Core technologies and services in a positive, but fast-paced environment.  Successful applicants will have a Bachelor's with a minimum of 5 years hands on experience in area of expertise (Molecular Biology & Genomics) or a Master's degree with minimum 3 years hands on experience in area of expertise (Molecular Biology).

Head of pRED Flow Cytometry Center of Excellence - F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

Roche Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) translates extraordinary science into medical innovation through a diversity of technologies and talent. We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative flow cytometry specialist to help build and lead our new pRED Flow Cytometry Center of Excellence located in the Roche Innovation Center Basel.

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The University of Texas at Austin - Assistant Director, Biomedical Imaging Center

Serve as the representative of BIC to the research community. Promote core facility tools and services across the university research community and beyond. - Communicate clearly and effectively with a variety of core facility stakeholders including senior university leadership, advisory boards, faculty, staff, and students. - Organize and plan the educational mission of BIC.   

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Yale University - Cryo EM Facility Manager

Yale has an immediate opening for a Cryo-EM Facility Manager/Director at either the Associate Research Scientist or Research Scientist level. The successful candidate will provide scientific leadership, management, and day-to-day operation of Yale University’s new Yale Science Building (YSB) Cryo-EM Facility. The incumbent will collaborate with and support researchers from across the campus by providing support and guidance in experimental design, sample preparation, data collection, and computational image analysis.

The YSB facility houses a newly installed Glacios microscope equipped with a Gatan K2 camera and a Talos L120C microscope. Additional space in the facility is ready for the addition of two Krios microscopes and another support instrument, such as cryo-FIB. The YSB facility joins other resources at the university housing Titan Krios, Glacios, Tecnai and Aquilos instruments.


Marshall University - Staff Scientist (Bioinformatics)

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Staff Scientist in Bioinformatics. Responsibilities for this position will be divided between the Marshall Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility, the laboratory of Andrew Nato, and the laboratory of James Denvir. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or a related field; candidates with a Master’s degree and equivalent expertise and experience will be considered.