Job offer Engineer in mass spectrometry (M/F)

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Centre de Recherche
The Curie Institute Research Center
The “Institut Curie” is a major player in the research and fight against cancer. It consists of a hospital and a Research Center of more than 1000 employees with a strong international representativeness.
The objective of the Curie Institute Research Center is to develop basic research and to use the knowledge produced to improve the diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutics of cancers as part of the continuum between basic research and innovation serving the patient.

Job description

  • Laboratory

The recently established Metabolomics Technology platform offers cutting-edge analytical services to researchers at the Institut Curie, and users from national and international academic institutions and companies. The platform will put an emphasis on project-specific tailor-made metabolome and lipidome analysis and method development. We are equipped with high performance hardware, including high resolution mass spectrometry (Orbitrap) and GCMS as well as high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and automated direct infusion.

The successful candidate will receive training on the operation and maintenance of all the equipment as well data-analysis software. The candidate will be responsible for sample preparation as well operation and maintenance of the equipment.


  • Missions

You will participate in the following activities:

  • Sample preparation including sample homogenization, metabolite extraction, and purification for metabolite analysis
  • Operation and maintenance of different chromatographic instruments
  • Operation and maintenance of mass spectrometers
  • Acquisition and analysis of metabolomics data using dedicated software
  • Method development including sample preparation, chromatographic separation and data acquisition optimization.


Candidate Profile

  • Training and experience required
    • Design engineer (“Ingénieur d’Etude”) at minimum at Masters level
    • Deep knowledge in Chemistry and Bioanalytics
    • Previous experience with chromatography and mass spectrometry
    • Previous experience with Metabolomics and Lipidomics approaches.


  • Skills required
    • A good command of the English language
    • Ambition and willingness to learn
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Organization and critical thinking.

All our opportunities are open to people with disabilities.


Contract information

  • Type of contract: Fixed-term contract
  • Starting date:  As soon as possible
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Working time: Full time
  • Remuneration: According to the current grids
  • Benefits: Collective catering, reimbursement of transportation fees up to 70%, supplementary health insurance
  • Location of the position: Paris – Orsay



Please send your CV, letter of motivation and 2 references, to Julio Lopes Sampaio (


Publication date: July 2022

Deadline for application: August 2022


Institut Curie is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the highest standards of research integrity.

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