Proteomics Support Specialist

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Looking for a challenging role that will allow you to apply your expertise in mass spectrometry and quantitative data analysis? The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich is seeking a highly motivated and skilled proteomics specialist to join our team on a full time basis, initially for 1 year with the possibility to extend.

As a proteomics support scientist, you will work with our talented researchers to facilitate their research projects by providing high-quality proteomics data. You will be responsible for maintaining mass spectrometers, running mass spectrometry experiments, performing quantitative data analysis, and presenting results to colleagues and collaborators.

The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with mass spectrometers and quantitative data analysis applications, as well as a PhD in biochemistry, biology, or a related field. Previous experience or demonstrated affinity with signal transduction and plant microbe interactions is desirable. You should be able to work independently and as part of a team and have excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

At The Sainsbury Laboratory, we pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence in research and our supportive and collaborative work environment. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team of world-class scientists and contribute to ground-breaking research in plant microbe interactions.

If you are passionate about proteomics, have a desire to work in a dynamic research environment, and are ready to take on new challenges, we want to hear from you! Apply today to join our team at The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich.

The salary will be within the UEA Research and Analogous Staff Grade 7 scale at £35,333- £42,155 pa; however, the appointment level will reflect qualifications, skills, knowledge and achievements.

We offer 30 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. We are located on an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities. We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce and we provide a supportive working environment for all colleagues.

The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) is a world leader in plant and microbial science that is dedicated to making fundamental discoveries in the science of plant-microbe interactions. TSL has expanded its scientific mission not only to continue providing fundamental biological insights into plant-pathogen interactions, but also to deliver novel, genomics-based solutions that will significantly reduce losses from major crop diseases, especially in developing countries.

For an informal discussion and more information about the position please contact Frank Menke by email (

Applicants should provide a CV, including the names and contact details of two or more referees, and a covering letter of no more than one A4 addressing the selection criteria. Please apply online at