Procter & GambleResearch and Development - PhD - Analytical Scientist/Mass Spectrometrist in CincinnatiOhio United States:  

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Procter & Gamble’s Corporate Analytical organization has an immediate opening for a mass spectrometrist at its Mason, Ohio site to develop and grow macromolecule characterization capability and applications. The successful candidate will join a state-of-the-art laboratory where teamwork and individual initiative are highly valued. Technical experience and proficiency in protein mass spectrometry, particularly proteomics/protein biomarker discovery and validation via electrospray mass spectrometry and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry is essential. Additional experience in biopolymer and organic polymer characterization, mass spectrometry imaging, and protein bioinformatics is an advantage. Current core mass spectrometry (MS) instrumentation on-site includes Thermo Orbitrap Elite and Q-Exactive-HF high resolution systems, Agilent UPLC-QQQ, Waters Q-ToF, Bruker MALDI-TOF/TOF and AB-Sciex MALDI-TOF/TOF mass spectrometers, along with associated NanoUPLC and HPLC chromatographic equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner effectively with colleagues having diverse technical backgrounds (e.g., chemistry, biology, proteomics, lipidomics, genomics, bioinformatics, life sciences) as well as multi-functional, multi-disciplinary teams to deliver critical analytical data, interpretations, and learnings that support and advance R&D programs and current business initiatives.

  • Strong Oral and written communication skills. Present key learnings to diverse audiences via oral presentations , written reports and posters.

  • Excellent collaboration skills. Work collaboratively in a team environment with multidisciplinary, multifunctional global colleagues.

  • Leadership skills. Set technical leadership and vision for the laboratory. Guide and direct the work of others.

  • Develop and grow innovative Macromolecular Mass Spectrometry measurement platforms, capabilities and applications that provide value to P&G. Stay connected to cutting edge proteomics, MS imaging and polymer analysis capabilities and expertise, both internally and externally. Bring novel tools and capabilities in-house and/or find ways to tap in to external capabilities, tools and expertise to advance R&D programs.

  • Agility – Independent, self-motivated and a ‘can-do’ attitude. Ability to work on multiple projects/tasks at any given time, and adapt to changing priorities.

PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or Protein Chemistry.

Technical Mastery - The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree based on research demonstrating in-depth knowledge of proteomics/protein mass spectrometry (e.g., Label or Label-Free Quantitation, MRM assay, etc). Experience in polymer analysis using measurement techniques such as GPC-MALLS/RI will be a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

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Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

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Job: Research & Development

Title: Research and Development - PhD - Analytical Scientist/Mass Spectrometrist

Location: Ohio-Cincinnati

Requisition ID: RND00002969