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Actalent Senior Scientist - LCMS in Overland Park, Kansas

Scientist - Lead LCMS - Pays up to $140,000/year

Located in Overland Park, KS. Relocation Package Offered!


Design and develop LC/MS-based assays for the detection and

quantification of target analytes in biological specimens (urine, blood, and


Optimize assay parameters such as sample preparation, chromatography,

and mass spectrometry conditions to achieve high sensitivity, specificity,

and accuracy

Validate assay performance according to CAP LDT standards

Analyze and interpret LC/MS data to generate accurate and reliable results

Maintain and troubleshoot LC/MS instrumentation and software

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support research and

development projects and ensure timely completion of deliverables

Document and communicate experimental procedures, results, and

conclusions to internal and external stakeholders

Stay current with the latest developments in LC/MS technology, regulatory

requirements, and industry trends

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Ph.D. or equivalent degree in analytical chemistry or biochemistry

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in LC/MS-based assay development

and validation

Hands-on experience with LC/MS instrumentation and software, including

mass spectrometers, HPLC systems, and data processing tools

Understanding of regulatory requirements for LDTs, including CLIA, CAP,

and ISO guidelines

Process-driven approach to development with strong analytical and

problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to

collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams

Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple projects

simultaneously, while meeting committed timelines

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.