Proteomics Core Manager

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island (US)
Closing date
Oct 9, 2022

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Life Sciences, Proteomics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Proteomics Core Manager

Proteomics Facility

Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island



The Proteomics Core Manager will oversee all administrative and operations of the Protein Mass Spectrometry Facility. This position will meet with proteomic facility users to advise on the best proteomic approaches and advise on experimental design. The Proteomics Core Manager will prepare proteomic samples using standardized protocols and develop new protocols as necessary and operate the Q-Exactive mass spectrometer to collect the data and analyze the data. The position will independently troubleshoot any issues that arise in the preparation of the samples and collection and analysis of the data.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 06/30/2025 which may be extended based upon available funding.


Education and Experience

Required: PhD degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related field plus 5-7 years relative experience.

PhD graduate research experience in chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields.

Relevant coursework and advanced knowledge of laboratory approaches and techniques in the areas of Chemistry, and Biochemistry.

And/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong computer skills with experience using software for the analysis of protein mass spectrometry data. Experience operating mass spectrometer and performing proteomic sample prep.

Job Competencies

Flexible availability to maintain and monitor 24/7 operation of mass spectrometer using remote access tools and in person if necessary and fixing problems as they arrive even outside of standard work hours.

Excellent written and communication skills.

Ability to be observant and self-motivated.

Ability to think critically and problem-solve.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with core facility users.

Ability to complete accurate records and follow detailed instructions.

Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.


Background and education check required.

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site. 


To apply, please use this link to directly view the position on Brown’s Career Site:


Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

About Brown (Please visit our website and get to know us better at:

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown’s vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.


Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at:




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