Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Applications Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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.

Job Title: Senior Application Scientist

Location: Cambridge, MA

About the opportunity:

The ThermoFisher Scientific Precision Medicine Science Center has been established to enable our cutting-edge technologies to accelerate coordinated, multi-discipline scientific activities and support global translational and precision medicine initiatives. The Senior Application Scientist will develop workflows to utilize next-generation sequencing technologies (proteomics, metabolomics, and genomics) and collaborate with external partners to apply these technologies using various marketing channels.

The Center is both a working laboratory and an education resource, open to researchers with an interest in sample preparation, reproducible workflows, and quantitative methodologies to support biomarker discovery. We love to support pioneering projects initiated to achieve precision medicine, and we aim to hire a business-critical Sr. Application Scientist to work in our lab as well as meet with customers and Key Opinion Leaders to achieve great results.

What will you do?

  • Develop innovative LC-MS workflow for analyzing human samples with dedicated team members.

  • Demonstrate expertise in use of LC-MS methods for data acquisition and analysis.

  • Document all experiments and results thoroughly with detailed observations

  • Critically assess experimental data and provide interpretation of results

  • Prepare technical reports, summaries and protocols

  • Cultivating positive customer relationships and acting as a high level customer interface for precision medicine workflow, explaining complex technology details, giving in depth technical presentations, and assisting in applications development.

How will you get there?

  • Masters Degree required (chemistry, biology, or related discipline) Ph.D. strongly preferred.

  • Minimum 3 year of hands-on experience operating LC/MS instrument required

  • Excellent oral and written communications

  • Demonstrated people skills and ability to work in matrix environment

  • Prior scientific publication record required

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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!

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.