DNP Application Scientist position in Bruker Billerica, MA

Application Scientist - Bruker BioSpin MRS-DNP 2015-2628

As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.

New opportunity with the Bruker BioSpin Team based in Billerica, MA for an Applications Scientist to focus on the development of solid-state DNP (Dynamic Nuclear Polarization) applications to promote the DNP market.


* Coordinate and host instrumentation and applications demonstrations.

* Establish and maintain external collaborations for biological and material science applications.

* Visit customer sites, attend scientific conferences, and participate in scientific publications. Perform high level demonstrations of the DNP spectrometer and applications.

* Provide expert training to DNP customers and visitors.

*Manage scientific collaborations including initial discussion of sample preparation, hosting collaborator visits or performing DNP experiments on collaborator samples, analysis and reporting of the acquired data, and follow-up discussion.

* Oversee the DNP demonstration lab in Billerica including spectrometer scheduling and reporting, instrument maintenance and upgrades. Maintain high quality visitor space.

* Work with Marketing & Communications group on DNP marketing material and strategy.

* Assist probe development and repair groups in final testing of low-temperature DNP/NMR probes.

* Work with Hyperpolarization group on testing of novel microwave and low temperature probe components.

* Provide support to DNP application and service engineers in the field.

* Interface with EPR group on characterization of DNP samples and polarizing agents.

* Ensure continual awareness of developments in the field, including attendance and presentations at scientific conferences. Prepare scientific presentations for user workshops and conference.

* Perform other duties as required.


* Ph.D. in Chemistry or Physics.

* Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience and considerable expertise in magic angle spinning solid-state NMR with state of the art methods for biological applications.

* Direct work experience with DNP instrumentation and applications desired.

* Proven experience managing scientific collaborations with a high degree of scientific credibility and ability to discuss and/or persuade at an academic level.

* Excellent verbal, written, computer, and technical communication, organizational, and presentation skills, including MS Office and fluency in English.

* A self-motivated professional with demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently within a focused team and rapidly changing work environment.

* Ability to maintain valid passport with flexibility for domestic or international travel.

* Valid Driver License in good standing, issued by resident state or governing location.

* May be required to pass security clearance investigation.

Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).

Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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