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Danaher Corporation Associate Research Scientist - Sources, Ion Mobility in Concord, Ontario

As a global leader in mass spectrometry, SCIEX delivers solutions for precision detection and quantification of molecules to help protect and advance the wellness and safety of all. Because of our 50 years of groundbreaking innovation, our customers can quickly respond to environmental hazards, better understand biomarkers relevant to disease, improve patient care in the clinic, bring relevant drugs to market faster, and keep food healthier and safer. At SCIEX, you’ll find a rewarding role that amplifies your impact on the world and helps you realize life’s potential.

SCIEX is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Our Associate Research Scientist will perform research to generate analytical data and investigate new technologies by using practical application of scientific theories. This individual will assure that programs meet scientific objectives which are aligned with customer needs, and will build relationships with industry/technology key opinion leaders.

Essential Duties, Critical Success Factors, Responsibilities, Authorities and Required Interactions:

  • Defines and tests novel mass spectrometry hardware to enable customer workflows.

  • Defines experimental risks and executes different methodologies to verify or validate different aspects of hardware/software under the guidance of more senior scientists.

  • Develops and tests models to support theoretical predictions.

  • Defines improvements and innovations for hardware, software, and/or applications related to ion sources and ion mobility.

  • Communicates effectively with internal and external collaborators.

  • Understands the link between project goals and company strategy.

  • Identifies and implements opportunities for product improvement within a defined research area.

  • Contributes to on-time delivery of different research projects to either commercial or pre-commercial groups.

  • Translates development or scientific risks into a tangible research plan.

  • Reports research findings to project teams and the research group.

  • Presents research findings at scientific conferences

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Higher level Science degree in a related field such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry etc, Ph.D. preferred

  • Broad background and knowledge of ion movement, ion mobility and theoretical aspects of mass spectrometry

  • Experience with differential mobility spectrometry/FAIMS and LC/MS workflows strongly preferred.

  • Experience with various sample introduction techniques

  • Proven publication record within the field related to hardware design or workflow testing

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills

  • Proven team player, with strong collaboration skills

  • Excellent time-management skills, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with little supervision

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


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