Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and prototype solutions to technical challenges in scientific instrumentation within defined budgets and timelines
  • Collaborate with materials science customers and stakeholders globally to define project ideas and scopes
  • Estimate project costs including labor and discretionary expense items
  • Report results out to multiple levels of business leadership and provide recommendations for further action
  • Analyze, evaluate and report on new and/or competitive technologies
  • Generate and prepare written disclosures on priorietary intellectual property regularly
  • Ability to travel up to 25% including international
  • Other duties only as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Physics, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry with up to 5 years work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions


  • Demonstrated ability to conduct short-term high-tech research projects independently or as a member of a team focused around the spectroscopy of materials
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently think creatively to conceive, scope and propose new projects across multiple scientific and engineering disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and on budget
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain regular stakeholder contact
  • Demonstrated ability to use scientific principles and methods to understand, anticipate, test, and resolve technical challenges that cross engineering and scientific disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with customers to understand market needs
  • Windows, MS Office proficiency
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong collaboration and networking skills


  • Experience in molecular spectroscopy techniques such as Infrared or Raman
  • Experience in SEM and EDS

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.
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