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Job ID :
43324BR
Location :
US - California - Carlsbad
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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Activities

  • Understanding and defining customers and their needs via site visits and interviews
  • Presenting research findings to innovation workshops
  • Testing the value of product concepts with customers
  • Testing the usability of products in development
Requirements

Experience
  • Should have 5+ years of experience conducting user research in general
  • Must have experience conducting observational research and one-on-one user interviews
  • Experienced in the organization, facilitation, capture, and presentation of user interviews, videos, other input
  • At least 1 year experience working with product development teams (designers, engineers, product managers)
Skills
  • A broad understanding of user research techniques and how to apply them in a qualitative yet rigorous way
  • Ability to improvise as needed in the field, to keep research sessions flowing and to discover unexpected insights
  • Ability to work with lots of different people in a highly decentralized company
Education
  • Ideally has a degree in the social sciences: psychology, sociology, anthropology, or similar field
  • If candidate has no degree in the above fields, extensive on the job experience in the right activities may substitute
Temperament
  • Positive outlook
  • Curiosity
  • Flexibility
  • Dedication to research quality
Qualities that will set you apart from similar candidates
  • Extensive experience doing research for designers and product development teams
  • A passion for doing work that benefits society
  • A love of science
  • Any education or professional experience in the sciences, ideally biology
  • Knowledge / experience in statistics, customer segmentation, and conjoint analysis. These are not the primary activities, but knowledge of these areas is very helpful.
Travel
  • Frequent travel in the US (6-8 trips per year), mostly to the western US
  • Occasional travel in the US, Asia, Europe

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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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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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