Element Materials Technology

Proteomics Scientist

Job Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor


Element Ann Arbor has a great opportunity for a Proteomics Scientist to join our Method Development and Characterization team. The individual must be proficient in protein biochemistry, protein mass spectrometry (bottom up and top down proteomics), and hands on LC-MS/MS experience and analysis.



  • Perform lab work on innovative and custom projects for customers
  • Develop and execute analytical methodologies, including, but not limited to proteomics such as bottom-up and top-down LC-MS / MS
  • Write up the method as developed in procedures and customer-facing reports
  • Method developed by the scientist must meet the intent of the project, and robust enough for validation
  • Transfer the method upon completion to Method Validation department and guide any and all troubleshooting
  • Mentor and provide cross-training to junior analysts

Skills / Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry or Chemistry preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience in proteomics
  • Highly proficient in working with proteins, nucleic acids, and small molecules
  • Effective scientific writer (experience with report writing)
  • Effective time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be a flexible, adaptable, self-driven team player with a positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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