The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, seeks a Research Associate in the Department of Scientific Research. This role entails scientific analytical development and optimization tailored to the interrogation of complex cultural heritage materials under the supervision of a Research Scientist within the Met’s Scientific Research Department. Duties will include developing, implementing, and evaluating novel mass spectrometric (MS) approaches for the study of composite samples from artworks. This is a one-year full time position funded by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation. Salary range: $53,000 - $54,000 per annum.