Application Scientist 12 months Contract
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
12d ago

How will you make an impact?

With 70000 extraordinary minds on our global team, each one of us at Thermo Fisher has an important story to tell. Whether we’re helping customers to fight disease, making sure our air is clean, or solving cold cases, our stories involve thousands of important projects that improve millions of lives.

Our dedicated sales professionals are laser focused on delivering our customer value proposition accelerating innovation and enhancing productivity.

With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

What will you do?

The Application Scientist - Canada Cannabis Testing position will help shape and execute a series of method development projects across collaborator labs and multiple Thermo Fisher Scientific sites in Canada for the purposes of optimizing cannabis safety testing and analysis workflows across a variety of techniques and platforms.

Projects will be prioritized based on key data needs with an aggressive publishing schedule. The Scientist - Canada Cannabis Testing is responsible for meeting critical deadlines for program deliverables.

Importantly this role entails interacting with a network of scientific collaborators to drive projects on-time and on-budget.

The ideal candidate will be well versed at publishing a pipeline of application notes and proof statements, including technical presentations and peer review media.

This role demands a hands-on expert in a broad range of analytical techniques preferably with a background in compliance testing.

Analytical lab experience involving cannabis including multi-residue analysis methods and non-targeted screening is a plus along with potency and terpenes profiling.

With concurrent projects to simultaneously manage across various collaborator labs, this role requires an individual who can effectively manage multiple relationships with outside collaborators.

The Scientist - Canada Cannabis Testing will also spearhead efforts to secure MOUs and agreements for proposed projects.

This includes developing business cases, proposals, and presentations to drive agreements and action.

How would you get there?

The ideal candidate will possess a background spanning 1) LCMS, 2) GCMS, 3) ICP-MS, 4) sample prep and 5) related software operation.

Given the broad range of techniques and testing involved, the role requires significant experience with Mass Spec Triple Quad and MS / MS techniques coupled with chromatography, in addition to some ICP-

MS experience or exposure in heavy metals analysis. At a minimum the position demands solid experience in small molecule analysis involving LCMS + GCMS

Qualifications (Education, Experience and Key Competencies) :

  • BS Degree in science (chemistry, biology, or related discipline) with minimal 5 years of industrial experience or equivalent.
  • Ph.D. degree is preferred. Marketing education or experience highly desirable.

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience operating and maintaining LC / MS instrumentation required. Expertise in chromatographic techniques including method development, fast chromatography, and multiple column chemistries is preferred.
  • Excellent oral & written communications, and interpersonal / relationship skills particularly intercultural skills; strong customer orientation.
  • Experience with consumable and standard kits highly desirable.
  • High comfort level interacting and discussing how products are used with customers, and collecting objective feedback.
  • Ability to work effectively and influence others in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to effectively multitask and deliver on priorities.
  • High level of intensity and positive approach to embracing change.
  • Prior drafting of scientific presentations, posters and publication
  • Required travel :
  • Up to 50%
  • Up to 50%
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific is an equal opportunity employer andis committed to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people.

    Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

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