Proteomics - Managing Director

The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #735
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

The Wistar Institute is a world leader in early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. Wistar is committed to accelerating research advances from bench to bedside through brilliant science and distinctive approaches to collaboration among scientific investigators and academic and industry partners. Wistar’s dynamic environment supports the advancement of discoveries that will change the future of human health. 

The Wistar Institute is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). All candidates must share our commitment to DEI. The Wistar Institute is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, mentoring, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic/research community.

The Wistar Institute has an immediate opening for an on-site Managing Director to lead and manage the day-to-day operation and supervision of support staff of the Proteomics Shared Resource.  The position will include consultation with users on experimental design and data interpretation, analysis of LC-MS/MS data, and perform hands-on proteomics experiments as needed.  Proteomic analyses include, but are not limited to, global quantitative profiling (label-free, SILAC and TMT), characterization of protein posttranslational modifications, global PTM enrichment, and crosslinking MS on Thermo mass spectrometers.  Related responsibilities will include method optimizations, development of new proteomic methods, and monitoring pertinent scientific literature.


The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. with experience with LC-MS/MS based proteomic analyses on Thermo mass spectrometers and pertinent data analysis software.  A highly motivated individual with a B.Sc./M.Sc. degree with extensive experience in LC-MS/MS based proteomics will also be considered. Strong communication and analytical skills are essential.  Knowledge of cancer biology is preferred.  


The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. 

For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at


In addition to submitting the online application, interested individuals should send a cover letter, full curriculum vitae and contact information for three references (email and phone number) to Dr. Hsin-Yao Tang via e-mail at:  

For more information about the Proteomics Shared Resource, please visit:

It is the policy of the Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, citizenship, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, caregiver status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or on the basis of genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment.

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