Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

Apply Now >>    
Job ID :
Location :
US - California - Sunnyvale
Job Description

Position Summary

Our multi-disciplinary team is looking for a self-motivated member in the research and development of the next generation of chromatography columns. Our work exists at the intersection of biochemistry, analytical chemistry and separation science.

As a Chemist in our chromatography consumable business, you will interact closely with other scientists and product marketing as we brainstorm and tackle complex problems in order to introduce new and improved products. Our collaborative team of scientists thrives on creativity and innovation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and development of the next generation of chromatography columns for small molecule separations used in pharmaceutical, environmental, food & beverage industry
  • Conduct chromatography evaluation for R&D projects on chromatography consumables with the goal of developing chromatography consumables for small molecule separations and large bio-molecule separations, such as proteins, peptides, glycans, and oligonucleotides
  • Plan and design evaluation platform for new product development with the aim of assessing prototype analytical performances
  • Generate high quality collaterals that promote the scientific capabilities of the new products, including application notes, technical notes, scientific content for technical guides, posters, peer reviewed journal articles and presentations
  • Evaluate new technologies from research institutions, aiming to enhance future products

Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, or a closely related field focusing on liquid chromatography separation, and 5+ years of related experience
  • Or a Master's degree in chemistry, or a closely related field focusing on liquid chromatography separation, and 3+ years of experience
  • or a Doctoral degree (Ph.D) in chemistry, or a closely related field focusing on liquid chromatography separation
  • Strong knowledge of principles, concepts, practices and standards in analytical chemistry and separation science is required
  • Strong practical experience and understanding of HPLC and associated sample preparation techniques is required
  • Prior experience in small molecule, protein, and petide analysis using HPLC is required
  • Ability to prepare reports, protocols, product transfer documents and scientific papers and to present complex content across functional areas.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records of all work carried out which are maintained as the intellectual property of the company, is required
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft word, excel, and power point is required
  • Expertise in developing RP, HILIC, SEC, IEC and HIC modes of analytical column is desired
  • Ability to analyze complex data sets and apply in-depth specialty knowledge, creativity and judgment to resolve a variety of complex problems is desired
  • Ability to actively contribute ideas to new products and knowledge of Intellectual Property basics is desired

This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance.

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.
Apply Now >>    
Join our Talent Community

If you're ready to make a difference in the world, you can do it here.

Refer a friend

Already work here? Help us write our next chapter

Refer Now


5 Reasons to Work at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Search Jobs by Map