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Mass Spectrometry (MS) Applications Chemist

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
San Francisco Bay Area, California
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$80-90k w/ great benefits

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Do you have proven expertise in LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, and HPLC? Are you skilled in method development and instrument troubleshooting with an interest in learning new applications and working for a major instrument vendor in the SF Bay Area?

We are seeking a high caliber team-player to expertly demonstrate quantitative & qualitative LC-MS instrumentation and applications in a pre and post sales environment. You will provide technical expertise to a broad range of scientific sectors and deliver solutions to customers. The ideal candidate will successfully combine both in depth mass spec knowledge and strong communication skills to deliver the highest levels of service.



  • Support pre & post instrument sales as a technical expert
  • Prepare & analyze customer samples; provide report of results
  • Execute instrument demonstrations of LC-MS, LC-MS/MS, & Protein Sequencer products to new/existing customers
  • Help develop new application notes and technical papers
  • Present scientific material at conferences and trade shows in support of marketing efforts
  • ~25% overnight travel (must be available for some int’l travel)


Candidate Qualifications:

  • Minimum of MS Degree (Chemistry or Life Sciences) +5-10 yrs experience
  • Ph.D. preferred w/ at least 3 yrs experience
  • Extensive knowledge of modern LC-MS/MS for both Quan. & Qual. applications
  • HPLC method development and troubleshooting background
  • Ability to solve complex problems quickly and with technical proficiency
  • Strong interpersonal skills; Versatile personality
  • Cooperative and self-motivated working style


This is a permanent full time position. All applicants with a suitable background and drive to succeed are encouraged to apply!

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Mass Spectrometry Applications Chemist, Scientist, LC-MS, liquid chromatography, HPLC, UHPLC, LC-MS/MS, mass spec, instrumentation, instrument, vendor, troubleshooting, method development, analytical chemist, quantitative, QqQ, triple quadrupole


VRS are the UK's leading Recruitment Consultancy specialising in jobs within Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS, GC-MS, MALDI), all types of analysis supported by Mass Spectrometry, and the associated separation/extraction and chromatography techniques (HPLC, GC, SPE, CE, Gels). Founded by Recruitment and Mass Spectrometry professionals, VRS has rapidly become a leading force in Mass Spec and Chromatography Recruitment Solutions. Through our understanding of the technologies and recruitment experience, we offer a focussed and quality service to both job seeker and recruiter. We have developed strong working relationships with laboratories and departments across the UK, EU and even further afield. VRS aims to continue the growth of its service, to maintain our high level of quality and to enhance our reputation as the premier supplier of Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography Recruitment Solutions in Europe.

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