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Scientist – Mass Spectrometry

Caprion Biosciences Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Montréal, QC posted April 4, 2018.


Caprion is seeking a highly-motivated and enthusiastic Scientist for its Mass Spectrometry proteomic team. This individual will play a key role in performing studies involving peptide profiling by LC-MS, peptide sequencing using tandem MS and targeted peptide SRM data interpretation. In addition to data interpretation and reporting of scientific result, the incumbent will also be involved in sample preparation of biological fluids and tissue study samples involving a variety of techniques such as immuno-depletion, digestion and analysis by SCX/HPRP Chromatography following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform studies involving peptide profiling by mass spectrometry;
  • Perform immuno-depletion procedures including sample clean up (ex. depletion, digestion, desalting, fractionation,) on large number of biological samples;
  • Interpret and report scientific results;
  • Work in close collaboration with a cross-functional team;
  • Participate in troubleshooting, investigation and CAPA;
  • Maintain study-related documentation according to GLP and regulatory guidance;
  • Monitor performance of equipment and record activities in equipment logbooks
  • Monitor MS analysis on evening and weekend, as needed
  • Perform general laboratory duties.


Main requirements and skills

  • Minimum of B.Sc. Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 year of experience in operation and maintenance of mass spectrometers;
  • Sample preparation and mass spectrometry knowledge;
  • Data analysis and interpretation skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of GLP regulations;
  • Good record keeping, attention to details and commitment to achieve good quality work;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Capacity to prioritize and organize workload and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to work in a team

Work Conditions

  • Must accept to perform duties and supervise activities in BSL2 environment.

Skills Required

  • Education level: University
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years


Salary: N/D

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