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Danaher Corporation Associate Hardware Research Scientist for Ion Traps in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

For over 50 years, SCIEX has been developing groundbreaking technologies and solutions in mass spectrometry and capillary electrophoresis. Our products enable our customers to 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.

Do you want to help advance scientific discovery, improving quality of life around the world? We do, too!

We are seeking a Research Scientist to be responsible for the investigation of new technologies and experimentation directed at the practical application of scientific theories.

This position is located in Concord, Ontario.

Relocation my be provided .

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defines and tests novel ion trap hardware to enable improved performance for customer workflows.

  • Performs different methodologies to verify or validate different aspects of hardware/software under the mentorship of more senior scientists.

  • Drives innovation by generating novel ideas to advance scientific technology and develop and tests models to support theoretical predictions. And identifies and implements opportunities for product improvement within a defined research area.tr

  • 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. And reports findings to project teams and the research group. Will also present research findings at scientific conferences.

    Key Requirements:

  • Higher level Science degree in a related field such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, or similar required (Ph.D. preferred)

  • Broad background and knowledge of ion movement, mass analyzer technology, ion trap technology and ion trap theory (highly preferred)

  • Experience with various sample introduction techniques

  • Proven publication record within the field related to hardware design

    Key Attributes:

  • Understands the link between project goals and company strategy

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Proven track record of innovation and patent generation preferred

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Proven team player, with strong collaboration skills

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


  • Competitive Salary as well as relocation assistance

  • Continuous training, support and focus on your personal development

  • Workplace Flexibility


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video "Meet Baljit: Careers at Sciex": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yRbTio0bAQ

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 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 (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.