Postdoc position - Mass Spectrometry Unit

A position is open in the Mass Spectrometry Unit (MSU) of the European Institute  of Oncology (IEO) in Milan. The Unit is one of the technological platforms available at Department of Experimental Oncology (DEO- at IEO. We  provide MS-based proteomics analysis to scientists at DEO, including protein identification, protein expression profile either in Label-Free or label-Based methods, PTMs characterisation, and more.


We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to work on sample preparation protocols optimization and to operate LC-MS equipment as well as to run existing proteomics data analysis pipelines.


More in details, key responsibilities are:


  • Closely collaborate with research groups to plan experiments, communicate results, and provide analytical support.
  • Operate and maintain Unit equipment (LC-MS)
  • Reliably document all procedures along QC standards
  • Implement rules/guidelines/SOPs


The ideal candidate has an advanced degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or a similar field. Practical experience in the operation of MS equipment and basic knowledge of proteomics data analysis tools (i.e MaxQuant/Perseus, Proteome Discoverer, Skyline, DEP) is beneficial but not mandatory.