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Sr. Mass Spectrometry Application Scientist - Canada  

PerkinElmer (company)


Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

  • Provides scientific leadership and develops strategic applications for mass spectrometry platforms.
  • This position reports to the Sr. Director & General Manager, Mass Spec

  • Design and drive the execution of strategic applications for the mass spectrometry products. 
  • Act as a scientific expert and influencer to the R&D organization during implementation and conceptualization of new product. 
  • Understand customers’ current and future needs and design application development strategy to address those needs. 
  • Influence the scientific community and market via key applications, publications, conference presentations, and patents. 
  • Work with sales, marketing, product management, and R&D teams to develop long-term strategy for mass spectrometry applications. 
  • Evaluate competitive publications and presentations and come up with a clear strategy to demonstrate company’s competitive edge. 
  • Demonstrate independent and creative scientific thinking, ability in solving complex problems, and resilience to setbacks and changes. 
  • Be a team player and put team objectives above personal ambitions.  

Job Requirements : 
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required. 
  • Ph.D. is preferred.   Other Training     
  • Hands-on mass spectrometry experience is required.   

  • Knowledge of mass spectrometer theory and components is a must (such as electromagnetic fields, ionization sources, mass analyzers, RF systems, charged particle detectors and electrometers, data acquisition hardware). 
  • Hands on experience with triple quadruple systems. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot LC-MSMS related issues. 
  • Experience with food and environmental applications of mass spec is preferred. 
  • Ability to dissect problems and projects into manageable tasks. 
  • Passionate about working in a lab developing applications to address customer needs. 
  • Excellent group interaction skills and negotiating skills. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities.   Skills     
  • Excellent presentation skills in front of internal teams, customers, and large audience (during conferences).