Bruker Corporation

  • EPR Application Scientist - Bruker BioSpin EPR Team

    Job Locations US-MA-Billerica
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/8/2019 4:00 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.


    New opportunity based in Billerica, MA for an Application Scientist to join the Bruker BioSpin EPR Applications Team and perform a wide range of responsibilities involving the EPR spectrometer, including instrument demonstrations, sales support, in house and on site customer training, In house and onsite customer support, and development of new methods.


    • Perform and assist in the production of manuals, marketing materials and other EPR documentation.
    • Participate in and assist with scientific trade shows, conferences and user meetings.
    • Visit active EPR sales opportunities with Sales team for technical presentations and discussions.
    • Assist Sales team in closing EPR orders.
    • Maintain the instruments in the demo laboratory in peak performing condition.
    • Product presentation at conferences and trade shows.
    • Perform or assist in instrument demonstrations Performs or assists in training sessions, both in house and in customers’ laboratories which may include class room teaching and hands-on instrument training.
    • Perform customer support which includes phone coverage, travel to customer laboratories to deliver on-site support and assistance through the applications hotline.
    • Perform other duties as required.


    The core competency of an Applications Scientist is EPR spectroscopy. S/he needs to be familiar with various aspects of this technique. In this function the Applications Scientist will focus on one or more of the specialties in EPR spectroscopy, but stay informed on developments in other areas of the field.         

    • Ph.D. in the following areas is a prerequisite for this position: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Molecular Biology.
    • Minimum 3 years Application Scientist experience focusing on EPR within a life sciences work environment with hands on instrumentation, advanced troubleshooting, scientific thinking, and teaching skills.
    • Proven ability to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain the EPR spectrometer in good condition, perform installations and repair, change EPR samples, probes, and components, or remove entire spectrometers.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, and signal processing.
    • Knowledge and experience in the field of CW EPR and its applications.
    • Knowledge and experience in the field of Time Resolved EPR / FT-EPR / ESEEM / HYSCORE / DEER-PELDOR and other pulse EPR experiments.
    • Willingness to be mentored by experienced scientists with demonstrated ability to learn and contribute to the development of new technologies.
    • Willingness to learn about and master unfamiliar and new applications and fields of research.
    • Excellent oral and written English communication, composition, and presentation with proven ability to read and write at an advanced scientific level, prepare marketing materials and deliver presentation on applications and instrumentations
    • Knowledge of foreign languages such as German or French desirable.
    • Proficiency in both Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems with advanced ability to create documents in MS Word, presentations in MS PowerPoint. Expertise in programs written by Bruker BioSpin Corporation, such as Xepr, Xenon, WinAcquisit and others required.                                   
    • Demonstrated ability to build positive and productive work relationships with people at all levels.
    • Highly self- motivated individual with a strong work ethic, experience with high performance teams in a global, multi-cultural organization, and demonstrated excitement for new challenges and opportunity.
    • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and positive business relationships.
    • Demonstrated flexibility with ability to prioritize and manage differing time constraints. 
    • Ability to satisfactorily complete position training requirements.
    • Valid Driver License in good standing, issued by resident state required.
    • U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status required.


    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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