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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: East Brunswick, NJ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Senior Lab Applications Scientist, Proteomics

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, and you'll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you'll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How you will make an impact:

As a member of the Thermo Fisher Scientific North America Center of Excellence (CoE), you will work within a multi-disciplinary matrix team that includes regional sales representatives, marketing and service professionals, product development scientists, and engineers. When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, and you'll be valued and recognized for your performance. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

What you will do:

This opening is for a highly experienced and self-motivated individual to support latest generation LC-MS instrumentation as a Sr. Lab Application Scientist – Proteomics in our Somerset, NJ product demonstration laboratory. Primary responsibilities will be to support the commercial field sales team by conducting LC-MS product demonstrations related to (but not limited to) qualitative and quantitative proteomics applications, and serving as a point of contact for the local product demonstration laboratory. Additional responsibilities include providing pre-sales support to our LSMS sales team at customer sites to position them for successful wins, and enabling the success of our customers through post-sales training and application support.


  • Conduct and participate actively in LCMS product demonstrations showcasing Thermo Scientific's state of the art mass spectrometry products (Ion Trap, QQQ, and Orbitrap based products).
  • Provide pre- and post-sales technical support as well as applications assistance in response to customer inquiries (both internal and external), including education, training and on-site visits.
  • Develop new applications applying Thermo Scientific LCMS offerings, including writing application notes, peer reviewed publications, and presenting at the appropriate scientific conferences.
  • Excel at communicating with customers as a technical expert
  • Create and deliver information-rich tools to support customers and the commercial organization
  • Apply knowledge to develop innovative solutions to resolve complex problems and facilitate communication within the team and across the CoE when required
  • Capture new knowledge within the field of expertise and develop content to educate the team and customers
  • Independently prioritize projects and manage behavior to most effectively accomplish core job functions.
  • Establish a network with tangential business units to ensure the team recognizes the business concerns and perspectives of others.
  • Lead team projects and mentor junior colleagues
  • Work with management team to help the broader team successfully navigate change
  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in accordance with Thermo Fisher Scientific policies and applicable laws
  • Represent Thermo Fisher Scientific by clearly and consistently demonstrating Thermo Fisher Scientific's mission, vision, values and objectives to both our employees and end-user customers

How you will get here:


  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline required, plus 8+ years of relevant experience, or
  • MS degree with 5+ years of relevant experience, or
  • PhD with 2+ years of relevant experience.


  • 3+ years of hands-on LCMS experience.
  • Expert competency in qualitative and quantitative proteomics LCMS workflows (e.g. TMT workflows, label-free protein quantitation, PTM analysis, discovery proteomics, etc.) and associated sample preparation techniques is required.
  • Expert competency in a broad range of LCMS instrumentation both qualitative and quantitative.
  • Expert competency in a broad range of LCMS instrumentation both qualitative and quantitative.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Champion a positive collaborative environment for sharing expertise and presenting feedback in a professional/cooperative manner
  • A proven track record to work independently and a strong work ethic is critical
  • Ability to travel up to 50% within North America required
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement
  • Demonstrate Role Model Leader characteristics
    • Embody the 4-I values
    • Delight customers
    • Communicate openly and honestly
    • Focus on growth
    • Champion employee development

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 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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