Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Applications Scientist

Job Number: 79117

Location: Charlottesville, US

Job Description

As an Applications Scientist, you will support BrightSpec’s MRR product line.   As an integral part of BrightSpec’s lab, you will study samples for customers and develops methods and other tools for use by users of its instruments.    Candidates should enjoy working in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment and be prepared to tackle a broad set of challenges as the company grows. This is an excellent opportunity for rapid career advancement in a fast-growing small company.


The Applications Scientist will join a collaborative team focused on supporting the efforts of the commercializing MRR, a highly innovative and powerful form of rotational spectroscopy. The role will primarily focus on performing experiments and providing supporting analysis. Through this position the Application Scientist will learn about MRR, an emerging field of analytical chemistry, and gain familiarity with software tools such as Gaussian, to model molecular systems.  There will be exposure to a variety of industries including biopharma, chemical, and consumer products. In this role the Applications Scientist will * Help curate and build a theoretical database of MRR spectra * Perform quantum chemistry calculations * Acquire molecular spectra using BrightSpec MRR instruments  * Assist in method development and optimization * Help validate MRR methods and generate related reportsThere are several career path opportunities at BrightSpec from this entry-level position including increasing responsibilities within the lab and customer facing roles.  By working with an emerging technology, you will become an expert in the field.

Required Skills

* Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or closely related  * Well organized and task-oriented with ability to work independently within a team.  * Lab instrument and/or chemistry software experience (e.g. Gaussian) a plus * 1-2 years of industry experience in the lab a plus

Application Deadline: 2024-07-08


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