Scientist/Senior Scientist, Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics

Position Summary

The Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics group at Gritstone Oncology is looking for a Scientist/Senior Scientist to help lead qualitative and quantitative mass spectrometry efforts in immunopeptidomics.  The primary role of the Scientist, Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics is to build and expand a large-scale tumor HLA peptide dataset using current methods and advance the methods to provide further biological characterization of the HLA presentation system in cancer.  This position works in a fast-paced collaborative environment with genome sequencing, bioinformatics, and machine learning colleagues. 

Minimum Education/Experience

  • PhD in Mass Spectrometry, Biochemistry or related field
  • 3+ years relevant experience – responsibility and title will be commensurate with experience level
  • Experience and expertise with Thermo Mass Spectrometers and data analysis systems
  • Experience and expertise in nanoflow HPLC
  • Working experience with immunoprecipitation sample preparation techniques

Other Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, start-up company environment.
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined, and able to function independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Strategic agility, strong critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work in an evolving environment
  • Excellent presentation and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)