Demo Chemist - Proteomics/Biopharma

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Job Location: 
San Jose, CA
Job Description: 

Dynamic and self-motivating individual is required to support state-of-the-art LCMS instrumentation. As a member of the Thermo Fisher Scientific North America Demonstration and Applications Labs, the candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary matrix team that includes regional sales representatives, marketing and service professionals, product development scientists, and engineers. Primary responsibilities will be to conduct LCMS product demonstrations related to (but not limited to) Proteomics and BioPharma applications. Additional responsibilities include technical and application support to ensure customer success and satisfaction in Proteomics and BioPharma.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct and participate actively in LCMS product demonstrations showcasing Thermo Scientific’s state of the art mass spectrometry products (Ion Trap, QQQ, and Orbitrap)
Provide post sales technical and application assistance in response to customer enquiries (both internal and external), including education, training and on-site visits
Develop new applications applying Thermo Scientific LCMS offerings to proteomics and biopharma markets, including writing application notes, peer reviewed publications, and presenting at the appropriate scientific conferences
Preparing and presenting technical seminars to existing and potential customers
Other miscellaneous duties as assigned


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Ph.D. in Chemistry or a Bioscience or equivalent.
2 plus years of hands on LCMS experience
A strong understanding of proteomics and/or biopharma LCMS workflows and associated informatics is required.
Experience with a broad range of LCMS instrumentation both qualitative and quantitative.
Previous experience on Thermo Scientific MS instrumentation preferred but not essential.
Requires excellent communication skills including verbal, written and presentation.
Experience working in cooperation with marketing and sales professionals is a plus
Strong project and time management skills required
Must be willing and able to travel (up to 50%)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

Knowledge of basic chemistry principles.
Knowledge of liquid chromatography and Mass Spectrometry principles and instruments
Knowledge of Proteomics and/or biopharma (protein characterization/validation/QC) workflows and associated informatics
Experience with Microsoft’s basic software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to summarize and present experimental results and have excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills
Possess analytical and problem solving skills.
Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement

Contact Information: 

Stephanie Kubina at

About Our Organization: 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With annual revenues of more than $10 billion, we have approximately 35,000 employees and serve over 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental and industrial process control settings. Serving customers through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, we help solve analytical challenges from routine testing to complex research and discovery.

Thermo Scientific offers customers a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions. Fisher Scientific provides a complete portfolio of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety and education.