Mass Spectrometry Expert

  • Full Time (40h/w)
  • Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria
  • € 3,600* gross/month

Your Responsibilities

The mass spectrometry facility provides proteomics analysis to scientists at IST Austria, including protein identification, differential expression analysis, proximity labelling, protein post-translational modification characterization, and more. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to strengthen existing data analysis pipelines as well as to operate LC-MS and GC-MS equipment.

  • Apply existing and develop novel bioinformatics approaches to analyze data
  • Work closely with research groups to plan experiments, communicate results, and provide analytical support
  • Operate and maintain facility equipment (LC-MS and GC-MS)
  • Develop and implement emerging proteomics technologies
  • Reliably document all procedures along QC standards
  • Conceptualize and implement rules/guidelines/SOPs

Your Profile:

  • Advanced degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or a similar field
  • Proven practical experience in the analysis of mass spectrometry, in particular proteomics, data
  • Experience with one of MaxQuant, Proteome Discoverer or Skyline; knowledge of R scripting beneficial
  • Proven practical experience in the operation of mass spectrometry equipment
  • Excellent communications skills in English (written & spoken)
  • Strong service orientation paired with excellent conceptual and organizational skills
  • Dedicated team player who also likes to work independently

IST is growing. Grow with us!

IST Austria is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

Your benefits

Education & training
Free shuttle bus
Multiple health offers
Pension insurance

*This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. For more information on how IST Austria processes your personal data, please refer to

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