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Applications Scientist - Core Discovery Proteomics

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Applications Scientist - Core Discovery Proteomics


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them.

How you will make an impact:

As an Application Scientist in the Life Science OMICS Research Team - you will be the resident subject matter authority for mass-spectrometry based tools and workflows for the core proteomics market. A critical member of the marketing team, together we will enable our customers to accelerate their science by supporting experimental capabilities for new applications and products!

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and diligent individual who is passionate about science. You will have superb interpersonal and communication skills relevant to the role as well as the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of peers, commercial sales, and marketing.

What you will do:

* Design and implement experiments that translate instrument performance capabilities into scientifically meaningful data and results to demonstrate product value.
* Develop and implement strategic application plans that enable the generation of exemplary data examples, and product technology evaluations to support R&D, marketing, and field sales
* Generate and deliver application-related material for internal and external training
* Assist in developing informative content for marketing campaigns, examples include but not limited to company hosted websites, videos, seminars, eLearning material etc.
* Prepare and present data to existing and potential customers, either as part of the sales process or at organized events such as scientific conferences or Thermo Fisher sponsored User Meetings
* Transfer all needed scientific support and knowledge to the demo and applications support teams
* Ensure all relevant information is communicated to product marketing and sales
* Offer application support to collaborators and customers when appropriate

How you will get here:

* Ph. D degree in biochemistry, chemistry, biology, or a related field and experience in mass spectrometry-based proteomics preferred
* 3+ years of hands-on experience in LC/MS operation, troubleshooting and applications preferably on Orbitrap systems
* Practical experience with quantitative and qualitative workflows such as label-free and TMT quantitation, PTM analysis and single cell proteomics
* Excellent written and verbal presentation skills required
* Skill to pick up new technologies quickly and ultimately troubleshoot independently
* Self-motivated with a high bias for action
* Strong social skills and a consistent record to work with diverse levels of customers and internal employees
* Ability to develop high levels of credibility and forge solid and positive professional relationships with customers, peers, and business partners
* Up to 25% travel

The salary range estimated for this position is $120,000 - $140,000. This position will also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. Actual compensation will be confirmed in writing at the time of offer.

We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our US colleagues and their families can count on, which generally includes:

* A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan
* A wellness program, and valuable health incentive opportunities for company contributions to a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) or Health Savings Account (
* A Tax-advantaged savings and spending accounts and commuter benefits
* Employee assistance program
* At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and volunteer time off in accordance with company policy
* Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan
* Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., San Jose , Applications Scientist - Core Discovery Proteomics, Other , San Jose, California

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