• Andrew Webb

We're hiring! Join the team that's revolutionising chromatography

An exciting opportunity for an LC-MS Scientist to join our team and be part of our success story!

About the role

We’re looking for a dynamic liquid chromatography - mass spectrometry specialist. Based in a newly established facility in inner city Melbourne, Australia, you will work closely with the Head of Product Development to drive forward investigative and scientific efforts in product development from conception, through to design, planning and application of new products. You will be responsible for identifying and providing solutions through all phases of the product development pipeline, whilst providing input and practical support for all innovation and R&D activities alongside the rest of the scientific team.

We are a passionate team looking for a like-minded, self-motivated, investigative scientist to join our small but rapidly growing team through an exciting period of growth and be part of our startup success story.

Key responsibilities

  • Conceive, design and contribute to product application planning, research and development

  • Contribute to the production of marketing materials (written, conference, seminar, social media)

  • Develop and contribute to quality control workflows for IonOpticks products. Research and develop new quality control workflows to improve efficiency/precision/accuracy and broaden scope

  • Present research reports at relevant internal and external meetings

  • Work collaboratively with team members and collaborators to achieve application development goals

  • Contribute to company-wide training and broadening of skill sets related to LC-MS

Key selection criteria

  • A relevant doctoral qualification, or equivalent

  • 2+ years experience in the use of LC-MS for proteomic analyses

  • Strong evidence of original intellectual input into research and applications

  • High attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability and likelihood of continued excellence and productivity in workflow and application development

  • Proven record of being a fast learner, flexible, excellent communicator and mindful team member

  • Ability to adapt to a fast moving company and dynamic work environment. Hands on and down-to-earth mentality

  • Evidence of contribution to the stimulation of learning and interest in the discipline

About IonOpticks

IonOpticks is an innovative start-up currently revolutionising chromatography and medical research following the successful commercialisation of its novel chromatography columns. Established in 2017, our technology has rapidly enabled us to be the global leader in the manufacture of columns for LC-MS applications.

Our products have now been adopted by leading mass spectrometry laboratories in the pharmaceutical, academic and industry sectors worldwide and we are now seeking to expand our applications team as we scale the business.

Why us?

  • We are an Australian-based start-up with a global vision

  • Our lean and rapidly growing team consists of high achievers, focused on developing new technologies in response to global market demand

  • Our people are our priority and we are committed to supporting the ongoing personal and professional development of our team members

  • We take pride in our culture that supports diversity and flexibile working arrangements to ensure our team members continue to love doing what they do best


Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and current resume to careers@ionopticks.com quoting the job title. Please address each of the key selection criteria in your application. Privacy notification

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