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When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.


As a part of the Protein Analysis R&D team, a Scientist III will plan and perform laboratory experiments and assays associated with the development of novel protein analysis solutions that utilize protein electrophoresis and western blotting. As a Scientist III, you will work primarily as a bench scientist in a laboratory setting. You may be required to stand for long periods of time and must be able to work safely with chemicals and other hazardous materials.


  • Designs and executes laboratory experiments, generates laboratory protocols, analyzes experimental data, presents results and writes technical reports
  • Utilizes statistical measures to effectively analyze data
  • Recognizes issues and concerns with data and generates/tests hypotheses for root cause
  • Identifies and resolves a variety of problems in experimental designs
  • Exercises practical judgement within broadly defined practices and policies and exhibits creativity and foresight in selecting approaches and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Applies expertise and knowledge of industry trends to identify new opportunities for novel product offerings that address customer pain points in support of long-term business goals
  • Interacts closely with other internal departments including Marketing, Business Development, Product Management, Technical Support and Manufacturing

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, or other related discipline. Strong candidates with a Bachelor’s degree with 6 or more years of experience, or a Master's degree with 3 or more years of experience will also be considered.
  • Expertise in the methods and techniques of protein biochemistry/analysis and in particular in the areas of protein electrophoresis and western blotting
  • Proven proficiency in statistical data analysis, troubleshooting, and the evaluation of new technologies and procedures for developing products
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems
  • Must be inventive and versatile
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interpret and summarize scientific results in a clear, concise, and accurate manner
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to efficiently evaluate, prioritize, and adapt to changing project priorities.
  • Previous experience working on a project team

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A background in statistical analysis is not necessary, but desired

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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. Apply today http://jobs.thermofisher.com.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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