Thermo Fisher Scientific Postdoctoral Research Scientist III - Spectroscopy R&D in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist III - Spectroscopy R&D

Requisition ID: 74037BR

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Division Specific Information: Madison, Wisconsin

Job Description:

  • Responsibilities include: experimental design and execution, data extractions and analysis, modify and optimize experiments, conceive and develop new research motivated experiments, provide guidance on new instrumentation design.

  • Propose technology projects to prototype new instrumentation that could address unmet needs for new applications

  • Work closely with engineering team to ensure that new products are designed for manufacturability and are optimized for quality and cost targets.

  • Develop and execute test plans, including mainly but not limited to spectroscopy functional tests

  • Fast-prototyping of sub-component opto-mechanical systems including grating based spectrometers

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, - or a related physical science

  • Self-driven and achievement motivated

  • Good communication skills and strong in technical writing and presentation

  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with various spectroscopic techniques (at least one of the following): Raman spectroscopy, FTIR spectroscopy, fluorescence, or other spectroscopic techniques

  • Experience with photonics tools, light sources (i.e. lasers), detectors: CCDs; ICCDs, EMCCDs, InGaAs detectors, cooled cameras.

  • Experience with Kerr gating, time-gating, time-resolved detection schemes, fluorescence lifetime measurements, and noise suppression techniques.

  • Experience in real-time instrumentation control of Vision, motion control, digital signal processing and data acquisition systems used in metrology, physics, chemistry, or microbiology.

  • Programming skills in Python, MATLAB, LabView, C# or other programming languages are plus/desired but not required.

  • Good communications skills in English, both oral and written, technical documentation, technical presentation skills a plus.

  • Familiar with optical design software packages, such as ZEMAX, or Code5, familiar with Solidworks, etc. not required but a plus.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

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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.