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ThermoFisher Scientific Field Application Scientist, Proteomics (U.S. remote ) in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description

Field Application Scientist, Proteomics (U.S. remote )

  • 2 Openings

  • Remote and can reside anywhere in the U.S.

How will you make an impact?

This opening is for a highly qualified and self-motivated individual to support our latest generation LC-MS instrumentation as a Field Application Scientist, with a strong focus on latest generation Orbitrap technology. As a member of the Thermo Fisher Scientific North Americas application support team, the candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary matrix team that includes regional sales representatives, marketing and service professionals, product development scientists, and engineers. Primary responsibilities will be to support the commercial field sales team by providing support for the newest Orbitrap technology, focusing mainly on the large molecule mass spectrometry market with an emphasis on proteomics applications, but also including small molecule omics. The support will mainly be at customer sites (within North America) and focus on rapidly jump-starting customers for future success.

What will you do?

  • Provide pre- and post-sales technical and application assistance in response to customer enquiries (both internal and external), including education, training, on-site visits, and remote/virtual support.

  • Build new customer advocates from newly completed sales.

  • Assist with customer demonstrations as appropriate.

  • Prepare and present technical seminars to existing and potential customers, either as part of the sales process or at organized events.

  • Deepen and broaden Thermo Fisher Scientific’s customer relationships with key scientific and educational leaders.

  • Assist in developing insightful content; examples include company hosted websites, videos, seminars, applications reports, eLearning material, etc.

How will you get here:

  • 5+ years of related experience with a master’s degree is required or 2+ years of related experience with a PhD is preferred.

  • 3+ years of hands-on LCMS experience.

  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative proteomics LCMS workflows (e.g. label free quantitation, TMT, PTM analysis and discovery proteomics) and associated sample preparation techniques.

  • This position requires extensive contact with customers and therefore outstanding verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • A proven track record to work independently and a strong work ethic is critical.

  • Ability to travel up to 75%.

This position is not approved for relocation assistance.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus scheme, healthcare, company pension/retirement, and a range of employee benefits! Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range estimated for this position based in Arizona is –.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

  • Employees’ Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.