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R&D Scientist (m/f) for Ion Mobility and time of flight Mass Spectrometer Development

R&D Scientist (m/f) for Ion Mobility and time of flight Mass Spectrometer Development

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As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.





The R&D Scientist has the responsibility, to perform research and development towards new and improved hybrid ion mobility / mass spectrometer products.

The main goals of the R&D Scientist is to perform research for optimization of the Bruker timsTOF product line as well as develop new products to enhance our mass spectrometer portfolio.


  • Development of new hardware and technologies to improve performance and versatility
  • Investigation of new principles towards ion mobility and orthogonal time of flight
  • Project management for R&D projects
  • Design, perform and supervise experiments to qualify developed hardware, evaluate results
  • Supporting patent applications upon development of innovative technologies
  • Writing publications on results, method and patent-applied developments when appropriate
  • Participation at scientific conferences to stay scientifically up to date
  • Perform 3rd level support for customers
  • Support transfer of developments to Production and Service with expertise if necessary
  • Regular training (on and off the job)





  • Knowledge and experience in orthogonal TOF mass spectrometry
  • Knowledge and experience in ion mobility spectrometry
  • University/FH diploma or PhD (physics, chemistry or corresponding engineering disciplines)
  • Knowledge in mass spectrometry, ion physics and vacuum technology
  • Calculations and simulations using Python, SIMION, Comsol
  • Basic knowledge in fine mechanics, materials, construction and electronics
  • Solid scientific English language skills; fluent in spoken and written English
  • Analytic, logical and innovative thinking
  • Good communication skills and team player mentality
  • Well-structured and accurate work style, result oriented
  • Interest in broader range of topics relevant for the work to be performed