Bruker Corporation

  • Applications Scientist - SPR

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2018 10:56 AM)
    Req. #
    2018-6390
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    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.

     

    The SPR Applications Scientist will support the full range of Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) products through professional scientific support of sales activities, instrument demonstration, collaborative work and presentations. Transfer expert knowledge through training and support of existing customers.

     

    The successful candidate will report to and work closely with the Account/Marketing Manager. The primary area of responsibility is in applications of our Sierra SPR instrument line and related consumables and software. The position is based out of the Bruker San Jose, CA, and involves travel within the USA, throughout the Americas, as well as international.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform SPR analyses of samples submitted by prospective customers with a strong focus on small molecules.
    • Assist in technical sales support by preparing and conducting demonstrations to prospective customers.
    • Author technical documents that highlight new and innovative application results using Bruker’s Sierra SPR systems.
    • Provide pre-sales support through multiple mechanisms such as joint sales visits and delivering technical presentations at customer sites or via webinar.
    • Assist in the post-installation of new Sierra SPR systems by providing on-site customer training and application specific method development.
    • Develop new applications for the Sierra SPR product line to be used for posters and presentations at technical conferences and marketing seminars.
    • Train new and existing customers and provide professional customer support.
    • Keeping abreast of new areas of technology through research; culminating in potential patents or publications with collaborators/KOL. 

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • PhD or experienced BS/MS level with 5+ years’ experience with Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) or similar instrumentation.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills to a diverse level of internal and external clients required.
    • Excellent Word, PowerPoint, and Excel software skills.

     

    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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