Bruker Corporation

  • Applications Scientist (m/f/d) EBSD and EDS

    Job Locations DE-BE-Berlin
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/17/2019 7:03 AM)
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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.
    We are currently seeking a skilled Applications Scientist (m/f/d) who will be responsible for supporting the sales and marketing efforts of Bruker's highly successful electron microscope analyzer product lines EBSD and EDS. The position is based at Bruker Nano Analytics GmbH headquarters in Berlin, Germany but will support our products worldwide.


    • Provide pre- and post-sales support for Bruker electron microscope analyzers with main focus on EBSD and EDS (WDS, µXRF knowledge strong plus)
    • Perform instrument and software demonstrations to potential customers globally  
    • Prepare and analyze customer samples
    • Create lab reports and applications notes
    • Provide Webinars and online demos to potential customers
    • Train and support channel partners and distributors globally
    • Conduct seminars, workshops and represent the company at trade shows and conferences
    • Create and present scientific posters and give scientific speeches at conferences
    • Collaborate with research teams worldwide to find solutions for various technical challenges and publish results in high impact peer-reviewed journals
    • Develop new applications for new and emerging markets
    • Plan and execute advanced user training at Bruker Nano and customer sites
    • Generate user manuals and technical product brochures
    • Provide e-mail and phone support for operational and technical questions related to the product line         
    • Train Bruker service personnel and channel partners on new products and product features
    • Provide assistance in resolving applications related problems from the field
    • Test beta products and software prior release 


    • Ph.D. degree, or equivalent, in Applied / Analytical Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Life Science or related technical disciplines
    • Minimum of 3 years work experience incl. Ph.D./postdoc in electron microscopy
    • In depth knowledge of EBSD and EDS techniques required
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and creative thinking skills
    • Good understanding of electron microscopy and comfort operating a SEM independently
    • Knowledge in EBSD sample preparation would be desirable
    • Existing connections to scientific community and measurable achievements (publications) are considered a strong plus
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
    • Excellent written and verbal English language skills, German language skills are considered a plus
    • Willingness and ability to travel worldwide (up to 40 % of the time)


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