Bruker Corporation

  • Proteomics Applications Scientist

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/2/2018 12:50 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    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.


    Bruker Daltonics is seeking an innovative, collaborative and experienced mass spectrometry proteomics application scientist to join the West Coast Demo lab based in San Jose, CA. The position requires a proven background in computational and applied proteomics using nanoLCMS, and experience with the applications of MALDI based platforms for proteomics is a plus. The position will be dynamic and team-oriented where the qualified candidate will be expected to independently run mass spectrometry proteomic based experiments, computationally analyze mass spec data with a deep understanding, and effectively translate results to management and clients. You will have exceptional written and speaking communication skills, combined with organization and a general interest to engage with prospective and current clients.  

    • Perform proteomics mass spectrometry experiments, with an emphasis on NanoLCMS and a lesser degree MALDI
    • In a timely fashion, and with deep understanding analyze proteomics data, choosing and executing the most appropriate computational platforms
    • Compile detailed reports of the findings, present and disseminate findings to prospective clients and management
    • Multitask, managing multiple collaborative projects simultaneously
    • Conduct literature reviews, visit prospective clients and attend meetings as authorized and necessary
    • Draft posters, application notes and continuously consult with your immediate and extended team as to current best practices


    • MS or Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Molecular Biology or related field. 
    • 1+ years of advanced experience, including with nano-flow U/HPLC and mass spectrometers
    • An expert level proficiency with database search software (one or more of PEAKS, MaxQuant, Byonic, Sequest, Mascot, etc.)
    • Experience with post processing applications such as R, MatLab or Perseus is a plus
    • You are a team player with excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Self-motivation and critical thinking are essential with the ability to execute assigned tasks with minimal to no supervision.
    • Publications in biological or medical Mass Spectrometry field.

    Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).


    Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


    Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.  



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