Eqlipse Technologies

Research Scientist - Mass Spectrometry

Position Type
US-OH-Wright Patterson Air Force Base


UES, an Eqlipse Company has an opportunity for a Research Scientist focused on prediction of Air Force personnel performance utilizing high-end mass spectral equipment to join our team working within the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH.


The individual will design experiments, collect, and analyze non-invasive and minimally invasive samples from a variety of biosources to examine performance-based changes in volatile and non-volatile analytes. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., experience using high resolution mass spectrometers, and additional experience with diverse biochemical and molecular assays.


  • This position is working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related discipline.
  • 2 years related experience.
  • Ability to design, organize, and execute independent research with minimal oversight.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills demonstrated through publication and presentation record.
  • Ability to thrive in a small, multidisciplinary team environment.


  • Hands-on experience in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Thermo Scientific mass spectrometers, including Orbitrap Fusion Lumos, Q Exactive HF, QqQ Quantis, GC-Exploris, and chromatographic systems, such as Vanquish UPLC, RSLCnano UPLC, or TraceUltra GC.
  • Experience with current computational software for mass spectrometry data, such as MaxQuant, XCMS, Compound Discoverer, Proteome Discoverer, Lipid Search, and Tracefinder.
  • Customer service skills and/or core/service lab experience.
  • Proficiency in acquisition and computational analysis of one or more of the following disciplines: global/targeted metabolomics; global/targeted lipidomics; quantitative proteomics; and/or breathomics.
  • Expertise in common biochemical analysis, such as SDS-PAGE and immunoblotting.
  • Experience mentoring junior scientists and student researchers.



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