Research Associate I – Functional Lipidomics

Full time

Framingham, MA

BERG is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our “Omics” group, reporting to the Chief Precision Medicine Officer. The candidate will join a team responsible for biomarker discovery/validation in multiple disease areas, including neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, obesity, and cancer, using state-of-the-art quantitative lipidomics platforms. The successful candidate is a highly motivated individual with experience in lipid analysis, lipidomics, or small molecule analysis using LC-MS/MS platforms.


  • Assist in high-throughput sample preparation of patient clinical samples in a team-oriented environment
  • Follow standard operating procedures and perform duties in a highly detail-oriented and organized manner
  • Analyze and report the experiment data in an organized and time-efficient manner
  • Maintain, operate, and troubleshoot chromatography and mass spectrometry instruments


  • Requires a BS in chemistry, biochemistry, or related discipline with solid training in analytical methods plus 0-2 years of industry or independent research experience
  • Hands-on experience with in lipid analysis, lipidomics, or small molecule analysis using LC-MS/MS is a plus
  • Experience with Sciex TripleTOF or Triple Quadrupole mass spectrometers is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with superior and proven track record of technical and organizational skills. Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment and demonstrate attention to detail and record keeping
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required