Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Specialist

University College London - Proteomics Research Core Facility Head

UCL - Cancer Institute

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 -  £41,163  per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The UCL Cancer Institute was established in 2007 and is the hub for cancer research at UCL. The Cancer Institute is part of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, within the School of Life- and Medical Sciences. The overall remit of the Institute is to develop a cancer presence and excellence, which rival other major national and international hubs for cancer research.

T he Proteomics Research Core Facility is located within the Cancer Institute’s Paul O’Gorman Building (POGB), Huntley Street and is part of the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) – UCL Centre. It provides basic and clinical researchers at the Cancer Institute and the Centre with state-of-the-art proteomic research. The current instrumentation includes two Q-Exactive Plus platforms. The Proteomics Research Core Facility is managed by the Facility Head, and is overseen by Profs. Henning Walczak and Bart Vanhaesebroeck. The facility is administratively supported by the CRUK – UCL Centre manager.

We aim to employ an experienced Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Specialist to enable efficient daily running of the Proteomics Research Core Facility, under the direction and supervision of the Facility Head. The post holder is expected to be capable of ensuring mass spectrometry and proteomics services are provided to the highest standards to researchers and students that form part of the CRUK – UCL Centre. The post is funded until 31 August 2020 in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have a Degree in Chemistry or a relevant discipline or equivalent experience. PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a relevant discipline is desirable. The postholder will have experience in the operation of biological mass spectrometry including LCMS/ MS. Extensive experience of working in a laboratory is also essential.

UCL vacancy reference : 1586006.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. For enquiries regarding the application process please contact e-mail: CI.Vacancies@

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. 

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